The Publishers Support Services (PSS) has announced the 2018 finalists of the Frewin, McCall and Joel Mervis Awards.
The Frewin competition has been in existence for the past 68 years and recognises urban daily newspapers with a circulation above 40,000 that excel in the criteria laid down by the industry.
The McCall competition has been in existence for the past 57 years. It recognises urban daily newspapers. This year’s its entry criteria changed from a circulation of 50,000 and less to a circulation of 40,000 and less.
In existence for the over 22 years, the Joel Mervis Award recognises urban weekly newspapers irrespective of their circulation that excels in the criteria laid down by the industry. This competition is limited to weekly newspapers which have separate teams which produce it.
2018 Frewin finalists
2018 McCall finalists
- The Witness
- Mail and Guardian
- Pretoria News
2018 Joel Mervis finalists
- Sunday Sun
- City Press
- Naweek Beeld
The winners will be announced at the prize-giving function on 13 September 2018.