Nat Nakasa Award for Media Integrity Contest for Journalists 2017 -South African


SA National Editor’s Forum in conjunction with the Nieman Society of Southern Africa are inviting nomination slots for the 2017 Nat Nakasa Award for Media Integrity.

Eligible Countries: South Africa

To be taken at (country): South Africa

Type: Contest

Eligibility: Nat Nakasa was a prominent journalist and writer who died in exile. This annual award recognises any media practitioner – journalist, editor, manager or owner – who has:

* Shown integrity and reported fearlessly;
* Displayed a commitment to serve the people of South Africa;
* Tenaciously striven to maintain a publication or other medium despite insurmountable obstacles;
* Resisted any censorship;
* Shown courage in making information available to the SA public;
* Any combination of the above.

Selection Criteria:  

  • The Award is open to all journalists irrespective of whether they serve a community / national newspaper, magazine or an electronic medium (including online publishers).
  • Previous winners of this Award are, however, not eligible for entry.

Number of Awards: 1

Value of Program: The winner will receive R20 000 in prize money and a certificate.

How to Apply: Please submit your nomination by close of business on 28 May 2017, accompanied by a motivation of 300 words to:

Or Administrator
Ground Floor Room 1, Block A
Richmond Forum,
18 Cedar Avenue
Richmond, Johannesburg
Tel: (011) 482 5771
Fax: (011) 482 9132

Application Deadline: 28th May 2017

For Attention: Mathipa Chepape

Visit Program Webpage for details

Award Provider: South Africa National Editor’s Forum

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