GJA extends deadline for nomination for 2019 Awards

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Roland Affail Monney, GJA President

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has extended the deadline for filing of nominations for the 24th GJA Media Awards from Friday, July 26, 2019 to Friday, August 9, 2019.

The opening of the 24th GJA Media Awards was officially announced by the President of the GJA at the launch of the Association’s 70th Anniversary on May 28, 2019.

It is the highlight of the GJA 70th Anniversary, which is scheduled for Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast.

The awards are open to GJA members working in the Ghanaian media establishments and cover broadcast or published works from January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2018.

Awards will be given in the following categories:

CATEGORY ONE: (Separate Awards for Radio, Television, Print & Online)

  • News Reporting
  • Sports
  • Education
  • Features
  • Small-Scale Illegal Mining (Galamsey)
  • Maritime

CATEGORY TWO: (Awards cater for Print & Electronic)

  • Investigative Reporting
  • Photojournalism
  • Arts/Entertainment
  • Domestic Tourism
  • Business/Finance & Economic Reporting
  • Small and Micro Scale Enterprises (SMEs)
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Development Journalism for furthering the SDGs
  • Child Protection & Participation (World Vision)
  • Crime & Court Reporting
  • Human Rights
  • Political Reporting
  • Sanitation & Hygiene
  • Disability
  • ICT & Digital Journalism (including Blogging)
  • Anti-Corruption
  • Science
  • Oil & Gas
  • adb Special Award for Agriculture
  • Rural Reporting
  • HIV & AIDS
  • Best WASH Reporter (World Vision)
  • Telecommunications
  • Transport / Road Safety
  • Decentralisation & Local Government           

CATEGORY THREE:

  • Best Columnist (Print)
  • Best Cartoonist (Print & Electronic)
  • Best Morning Show (Radio)
  • Best Morning Show (Television)
  • Best Radio Station
  • Best Television Station
  • Best Newspaper

CATEGORY FOUR:

(Media Houses Only)

  • Best Layout & Designed Newspaper
  • Best Rural Radio Station
  • Democracy & Peace-building
  • Best Radio/TV Programme – Akan
  • Best Radio/TV Programme – Dagbani
  • Best Radio/TV Programme – Ewe
  • Best Radio/TV Programme – Ga
  • Best Radio/TV Programme – Hausa
  • Best Radio/TV Programme – Nzema

CATEGORY FIVE:

(Open to student journalists)

  • Best Student Journalist

CATEGORY SIX:

  • Komla Dumor Most Promising Young Journalist
  • Professor P. A. V. Ansah Journalist of the Year

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Source: Ghana Journalists Association

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