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The Citizen journalist awarded at Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards

The Citizen's photographer Jacques Nelles won the Upcoming/Rising Star award at the prestigious Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards on Thursday evening, 13 September.

Nelles started working for The Citizen in 2016. He studied photojournalism and documentary photography at the Market Photo Workshop. Based in Pretoria, Nelles prefers to work on stories revolving around societal issues in the capital city.

These were the three photographs that he submitted for the awards:

Jacques Nelles
Jacques Nelles

The Citizen
The Citizen is a daily national newspaper, distributed Monday to Friday, with its core circulation in Gauteng (82%). Super Saturday Citizen appears on Saturdays.
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