The Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards 2020 for Business Journalists, Deadline : 30th November 2019
Continental Reinsurance Plc has announced the opening of submissions for its 2020 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards.
Now in its fifth year, the Journalism Awards target business journalists from Anglophone and Francophone countries in Africa and aims to recognize and acknowledge the good work of media on the continent. Interested candidates are invited to submit entries online from 2nd September to 30th November 2019 via https://www.continental-re.com/awards/
Sponsored by Continental Reinsurance, the Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards recognise the outstanding work of journalists on re/insurance from across the continent. Successful candidates have to demonstrate how their articles have raised awareness and understanding of the re/insurance sector in Africa.
The awards are an extension of Continental Reinsurance’s continued commitment to the advancement of excellence in the industry. The Pan-African Re/Insurance Awards were launched in April 2015.
2019 AWARD CATEGORIES AND WINNERS
- Best Re/Insurance Print Article and Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalist of the Year
Winner: Mr Patrick Alushula (Kenya) – Read article here –
- Best Re/Insurance Online Article
Winner: Ms Katya Stead (South Africa) – Read article here
- Best Re/Insurance French Article
Winner: Ms Sara Bar-rhout (Morocco) – Read article here
Submission can be either a published article (print or online)or a broadcasted radio/television clip in English or French. The review period is the 12 months leading up to the submission deadline date. Entrants have to be based in an African country. Only 1 article can be entered for each category. Submit entry via https://www.continental-re.com/awards/
A 100-words motivation note explaining the reason for creating the article/clip.
Include your name, media organisation, the publishing/broadcasting date, a brief profile and a photo.
Submission can be either a published article or (print or online),a broadcasted radio/television clip in English or French. The review period is the 12 months leading up to the submission deadline date. Entrants have to be based in an African country.
The categories in the 2020 awards are:
- Best Re/Insurance Print Article [English]
- Best Re/Insurance Broadcast (TV/Radio) Article [English]
- Best Re/Insurance Online Article [English]
- Best Re/Insurance French article [Print, Broadcast or Online]
An international judging panel comprising industry experts and academics in journalism will review and select the winner entries.
The judging panel will evaluate all submitted material according to the quality of information and how it contributes to raising awareness of the insurance and reinsurance sector in Africa.