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MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards entries for 2014 now open

Entries for the MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards for the year 2014 are now open. Entry forms are available online at www.mdda.org.za and www.sanlam.co.za. The deadline for submission of entries is 30 January 2015.
MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards entries for 2014 now open

Entry forms will also be available from websites of the awards partners - Print and Digital Media South Africa (www.pdmsa.org.za); Association of Independent Publishers (www.aip.org.za); Forum of Community Journalists (www.fcj.org.za); National Association of Broadcasters (www.nab.org.za); National Community Radio Forum (www.ncrf.org.za); and the Association of Christian Media (www.acb.org.za).

The entry forms will also be available on the social media platforms of the partners.

Entries must be sent to Maline Malan, Sanlam Group Communications, 2 Strand Road, BELLVILLE, 7530. Tel: 021-947-8132; Cell: 084-561-0967; Email: .

The awards are presented annually across the community media platforms - print, radio and television. The awards for 2014 will be presented in May 2015.

There are now 39 categories in total and these are:

Newspapers:
  • Corporate-owned paid newspapers
  • Corporate-owned free sheets
  • Small independent commercial newspapers: Emerging (existing more than two years but not yet five years
  • Small independent commercial newspapers: Established (existing for five years or longer)
  • Community media/grassroots
  • Indigenous language newspaper
Front pages:
  • Corporate-owned paid newspapers
  • Corporate-owned free sheets
  • Small independent commercial newspapers (not owned by any of the major media groups): Emerging
  • Small independent commercial newspapers (not owned by any of the major media groups): Established
  • Community media/grassroots
Writing:
  • Journalist of the Year
  • Investigative reporting
  • Hard news
  • Human interest
  • Personal finance/business consumer education
  • Columns
  • Sport
Writing - grassroots community newspapers:
  • Hard news
  • Human interest
  • Sport
Photography:
  • Press Photographer of the Year
  • News
  • Feature, including portraits
  • Sport
  • General interest (only for community/grassroots media)
Broadcast Media:
  • Radio: Best Community Station
  • Radio: Excellence in Broadcasting in Indigenous Languages
  • Radio: Excellence in in-depth News Coverage and Current Affairs
  • Radio: Excellence in Investigative Journalism
  • Radio & Television: Best Drama
  • Radio & Television: Best Children's Program
  • Radio & Television: Best Sports Magazine Show
  • Radio & Television: Best Educational Magazine Show
  • Radio & Television: Best Indigenous Music Program
  • Radio & Television: Best Business Program
  • Television: Best Community Station
  • Television: Best Documentary
  • Television: Best Reality Show

26 Nov 2014 09:50

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