African Center for Media Excellence (ACME) with delight reports the call for sections and assignments to the Uganda National Journalism Awards 2017.
Sections open: 3 November 2016
Sections close: 15 January 2017
Judging process: 20 January – 28 February 2017
Grants affair: April 2017
Qualified Countries: Uganda
To be taken at (nation): Uganda
Qualified Fields: Arts and culture, Agriculture, Editorial cartooning, Business, fund and financial matters, Data news coverage, Education, Energy, oil, gas and mining, Environment, Explanatory announcing, Feature composing, Investigative detailing, Justice, peace, Health, Local revealing, Multimedia narrating, National news reporting (Print), National news reporting (communicate), Photojournalism, Political detailing, Sports.
About the Award: The Uganda National Journalism Awards are displayed every year to perceive and advance reporting that educates and engages the general population, expands the voices and spaces for vital data, and considers the effective responsible. Propelled four years back, the honors speak to an apex of accomplishment for Ugandan columnists, a large portion of whom work energetically to achieve journalistic incredibleness regularly even with tremendous money related issues and political weight.
“The honors have developed essentially since their commencement. This is proven through the rising nature of entries, the developing number of sections, and a more streamlined and thorough judging process,” says ACME Executive Director Peter G. Mwesige.
“Uganda National Journalism Awards champs are setting the standard for good reporting in the nation and are being perceived for their work in Africa and past,” he includes.
The destinations are to:
increment in the amount and nature of open issues detailing and investigative reporting;
advance precise, learned and ambitious investigative detailing in all media;
propel advancement in narrating and news presentation;
rouse trying and youthful columnists to achieve a maintain models of greatness in their calling; and
increment the differing qualities of voices in media scope and spaces inside which columnists work.
Sort: Contest, Awards
Qualification: Organized with support from the Democratic Governance Facility, the 2017 honors are interested in every single proficient writer working in print, TV, radio and online news stages in Uganda for stories distributed or communicate between 1 January and 31 December 2016.
Choice Process: A free master board of 16 individuals will choose winning passages in light of precision, activity, inventiveness, clarity of understanding, narrating capacity, open advantage, gathering of people engagement, advancement, and composing and imaginative style.
Estimation of Award: Both the victor and first runner-up in every class will get a considerable money prize. Their work will be praised at a stupendous affair to be held in Kampala in April 2017. Also, winning sections will be distributed on the web and in a booklet to be disseminated by ACME.
Step by step instructions to Apply: All entries more likely than not been distributed or communicate in an Ugandan media outlet or a territorial outlet with a considerable Ugandan group of onlookers amid the 2016 schedule year. Online news associations that take after a strict code of journalistic morals and distribute unique giving an account of a standard premise may likewise submit sections.
To present a section for the honors, visit the Entry Rules and Submission Guidelines page on the ACME site.
Visit Award Webpage for points of interest
Grant Provider: African Center for Media Excellence (ACME)