Entries invited for APNS awards
KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society has invited journalists, photographers and cartoonists of member publications to submit entries for the 20th APNS journalist awards.
An APNS press release said that the entries should be sent by editors and chief executives of member publications on behalf of their journalists.
The entries must have appeared in member publications between Jan 1, 2009 and Dec 31, 2010.
The entries should be sent only for one of the following categories: Best report: (a) Best investigative report (b) Business/economic report (c) Environmental conservation/gender report.
Best Column: (a) English language daily newspapers (b) Urdu language daily newspapers (c) Provincial language daily newspapers.
Best features: (a) English language publications (b) Urdu language publications (c) Provincial language publications. Best cartoon and best photograph.
The association also announced the categories for its 21st Advertising Awards. The categories are:
Business Performance Award for the agency having placed the highest volume of business in member publications between Jan 1, 2009 and Dec 31, 2010.
Special Business Awards for agencies which have increased their business in terms of percentage over the previous year in (a) periodicals (magazines), (b) regional dailies and (c) Metro B dailies.
Client Performance Awards for two clients of accredited agencies (private and public sector) for the highest volume of business placed in member publications.
Creative awards categories for agencies and their employees for the best newspaper ad, best periodical (magazine) ad, best campaign, best ad for a specific product or brand, best corporate ad and best public service campaign.