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Call for Nominations 2016 Now open for the Nat Nakasa Awards

Call for entries

Prize Money: R20 000.00
Deadline: 04 July 2016
The SA National Editor’s Forum and the Nieman Society of Southern Africa are now accepting nominations for the 2016 Nat Nakasa Award for Media Integrity.

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.

Please submit your nomination before 04 July 2016, accompanied by a motivation of 300 words to:

[email protected]

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

For Attention: Mathipa Chepape

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 or nomination. The winner will receive R20 000 in prize money and a certificate.