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Government Communication and Information System hosts SADC Media Awards workshop, 7 Dec

05 December 2018

Workshop to launch the 2019 SADC Media Awards Competition

Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) will host the SADC Media Awards workshop on Friday to officially launch the 2019 competition.

The awards aim to recognize excellence in journalism in the area of print, photojournalism, television and radio as well as to encourage media practitioners in member states to cover issues pertaining to the region for the promotion of regional integration and cooperation.

The workshop will engage journalists on the elements that are required for SADC Media Awards entries and to also provide feedback on the outcomes of the 2018 Competition.

The SADC team will provide positive guidance on the South African Chapter of the Awards.

The SADC Media Awards workshop will be followed by a lunch and networking session. 

Members of the media are invited to attend the workshop as follows:

Date: Friday, 07 December 2018
Time: 11h00 (SADC Media Awards Workshop)
           12h30 (Lunch and Networking session)
Venue: Institute for the Advancement of Journalism (IAJ), Richmond Forum, 18 Cedar Avenue Richmond, Johannesburg

Itumeleng Shongwane

William Baloyi
Cell: 083 390 7147

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