Entries Invited for Third Annual Gender in Journalism Awards -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

Paksitan Press Foundtion

Entries Invited for Third Annual Gender in Journalism Awards

Entries are invited for third annual Gender in Journalism Awards 2005 for two print media journalists. The awards have been instituted by the Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) with the support of The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), Islamabad.

Articles published between January 31, 2004 and December 31, 2004 are eligible for the awards. The last date for the receipt of entries is February 28, 2005. The awards will be announced on May 3, 2005.

One award will be for excellence in gender sensitive reporting and will be open to both male and female journalists. This award will recognise models for excellence and best practices in coverage of gender related issues. The second award will be for outstanding coverage of any issue by a female journalist. This award will recognise the competence and contributions of women to journalism who are role models for women entering or planning to enter the profession.

News, columns, articles, and features publishers in Pakistani print media during 2004 will be eligible for the Rs. 25, 000 Gender in Journalism Awards. Journalists and writers may nominate their own work, or editors and others may nominate writings they feel promote the objectives if the awards.

English or Urdu translations must be attached to the entries that are in other languages.A panel of eight media professionals will judge the entries.

The entries should be sent to:
Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
Press Centre,
Shahrah Kamal Ataturk
Tel.: (021) 263-3215, 263-1123
Fax: (021) 221-7069
E-mails: genderawards@pakistanpressfoundation.org

Source: PPF