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Journalism Awards 2011

AWARDS CATEGORIES:

Newspaper of the Year

 a)     Must be a daily or weekly newspaper with national, regional, or online circulation and was published continuously since 2009.

 b)     Must carry a comprehensive coverage of national, regional or local events, including reportage of the economy, world news, and various aspects of national life;

 c)      Must consistently uphold balanced and fair reporting, and the pursuit of good governance, free enterprise, environment, social justice, national harmony and other dimensions of nation-building.

 d)     Nominees must submit five (5) sets of hardcopy of their works.

Community Newspaper of the Year

 a)     Nominee must be based in the Philippines.

 b)     Nominees must submit five (5) sets for each entry.  At least one of these must be in the original form while the rest can be photocopies.

 c)     Nominees should be publications in suburban or regional areas.

 d)     Nominees should be recognized for their role in reporting and informing their local communities.

 e)     Nominees should have an outstanding commitment to the highest standards of journalism (truth, rigor, integrity, fairness).

Video Site / TV Station of the Year  

 a)     The nominee’s body of work as represented by at least three (3) news and public affairs programs broadcast or streamed in 2009 and 2010, is considered as having contributed to the uncovering of information resulting in policy or institutional reforms, or investigations aimed at protecting good governance, free enterprise, social justice, national welfare and the public good;

 b)     Must have a full time news and current affairs department/unit whose personnel have manifested and are known to possess integrity, professionalism, social integrity, and craftsmanship;

 c)      Television station is defined as any NTC recognized free TV station or cable station and operating in the Philippines;

 d)     A Video Site is any site found in the World Wide Web;

 e)     Nominees must submit five (5) sets of their materials in DVD format accompanied by the description of the programs.

 Audio Site / Radio Station of the Year

 a)     The nominee’s body of work, as represented by at least three (3) news and public affairs programs that were streamed or  broadcast in 2009 and 2010, is considered as having contributed to the uncovering of information resulting in policy or institutional reforms, or investigations aimed at protecting good governance, free enterprise, social justice, national welfare and the public good;

b)     Must have a full time news and current affairs department/unit whose personnel have manifested and are known to possess integrity, professionalism, social integrity, and craftsmanship;

c)      Radio station is defined as any NTC recognized AM or FM station and operating in the Philippines;

d)     An Audio Site is any site found in the World Wide Web;

e)     Nominees must submit five (5) sets of their materials in CD format accompanied by the description of the programs.

 Journalist of the Year

 a)     The nominee’s body of work, as represented by at least three (3) reports published, streamed or broadcast in 2009 and 2010, is considered as having contributed to the general public’s appreciation of national events and citizenry’s active involvement in good governance, free enterprise, environment, social justice and other dimensions of nation-building;

 b)     Must be a full time news and current affairs reporter, editor, producer or staff writer handling day-to-day editorial, production or field coverage functions and must possess social responsibility, personal integrity, and recognized for his/her highly professional character;

 c)      Nominees must submit five (5) sets of hardcopy of their works. For streamed or broadcast works, submit five (5) sets in CD or DVD format.

Investigative Reporter of the Year

 a)  The nominee’s body of work, as represented by at least three (3) articles/reports published, streamed or broadcast in 2009 and 2010, is considered as having contributed to the uncovering of information resulting in policy or institutional reforms, or investigations aimed at protecting good governance, free enterprise, social justice, national welfare and the public good;

 b)     Must possess integrity, social responsibility, craftsmanship and is recognized for his/her highly professional character;

 c)      Nominees must submit five (5) sets of hardcopy of their works. For streamed or broadcast works, submit five (5) sets in CD or DVD format.

Opinion Writer of the Year

 a)     The nominee’s body of work, as represented by at least three (3) articles or columns published in 2009 and 2010, is considered as having contributed to society’s formation of perspectives and informed judgment on socio-political, economic, cultural and global developments as they relate to Filipino aspirations;

 b)     Must be an op-ed journalist whose opinion pieces appear regularly in newspapers of national or regional circulation, and must possess social responsibility and personal integrity, and recognized for his/her highly professional character;

 c)      Nominees must submit five (5) sets of hardcopy of their works.

Photojournalist of the Year

The categories have to be defined:

       a)      SPOT NEWS

- courage in coverage

- newsworthy

- impact on the public

       b)      DAILY LIFE / FEATURE PHOTOGRAPHY

- human interest photo

- shows creativity, originality, technical photographic excellence

      c)     INTERNATIONAL NEWS

- outside the Philippines

- courage in coverage

- spot news or issue reporting

      d)     SPORT

- captures the emotion and drama of sports

- shows action or feature imagery in the sporting arena

     e)     ENVIRONMENT

- focus on the natural world

- could show pristine environment or destruction and damage or neglect of a natural resources impact of natural disaster

     f)    PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAY

- up to 12 images of a news or feature story with at least one of them already published

    g)    PORTRAIT

- highlights a unique aspect of the character and personality of a public figure, celebrity or elected official 

Special Citation for New Media Approaches

a)     The nominee’s work or body of work in 2009-2010, published or streamed in the World Wide Web, is considered innovative and may have served an instrumental or significant role in society’s formation of perspectives and informed judgments on socio-political, economic, cultural and global developments as they relate to Filipino aspirations.

 b)     Nominees must submit five (5) sets of their work in CD or DVD format.

HALL OF FAME

The Hall of Fame Awards was initiated in rotary Year 2002-2003 during the Award’s 21st Edition. It was during the Journalism 2002 when the induction of the first batch of 12 of the Philippine’s most respected news analysts and opinion writers.

In establishing the Hall of Fame, RCM also seeks to encourage and give recognition to the younger generation of editorial writers/columnists to and broadcast journalist to carry on the tradition of uncompromising, probing, and enlightened analysis of national issues.

Winners who have been honored by Rotary Club of Manila at least (3) times in the past will be inducted into the Hall of Fame.

THE SEARCH PROCESS

  1. Rotary Club of Manila Secretariat shall handle all inquiries in relation to the Competition, including such nominations as may be endorsed by members of the Rotary Club of Manila and concerned citizens.
  2. The University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication Foundation, Inc. shall receive all nomination and materials from the nominees. It will confirm the qualifications of the nominees, based on the awards guidelines and criteria. Nominations and supporting materials receive by the Rotary Club of Manila should be forwarded to U.P. College of Mass Communication Foundation, Inc.
  3. The Rotary Club of Manila Screening Committee shall work with the U.P. College of Mass Communication Foundation, Inc. (UP-CMCFI) in pre-screening the competition entries and determining that all the requirements are fulfilled. The U.P. College of Mass Communication Foundation, Inc. will turnover to the Rotary Club of Manila Screening Committee the nominees with complete documentation.

 SCREENING AND JUDGING CRITERIA

  1. The Screening Committee will review and evaluate the nominations and draw up the shortlist/s of candidates on the basis – Content and Relevance, Competence and Craftsmanship, Professionalism and Integrity and Social Responsibility.The journalistic materials of Journalism 2010 Award will be based on Rotary Club of Manila’s advocacies.
  2. All materials to be submitted should be in 5 sets for the members of the Board of Judges.

The decisions of the Board of Judges are final.

 

THE AWARDS TIMETABLE

 

THE AWARDS TIMETABLE

Last Day for acceptance of nominations

March 26, 2011

Pre-Screening/Document Screening of nominations by CMCFI

March 28 to April 08, 2011

Submit screened nominations and documents to the RCM Secretariat for review

April 11 to April 19, 2011

Screening Committee submits shortlist to the Board of Judges

April 25, 2011

Final Review by Board of Judges

April 26 to May 11, 2011

Board of Judges Final List of Awardees

May 12, 2011

Presentation of Awards

May 19, 2011

 

Benevolence, Unity, Integrity, Leadership, Development, Service Above Self

2011 JOURNALISM AWARDS

NOMINATION FORM

 

Please print all information and attach this to supporting documents

 

NAME:           _____________________________________________________

 

PUBLICATION / NETWORK:       ___________________________________________________________

 

OFFICE ADDRESS:           ________________________________________________________________

 

                                           _________________________________________________________________

 

HOME ADDRESS:           _________________________________________________________________

 

CONTACT NUMBERS:     Mobile #:       _____________________________

 

Office #          ______________________           Home #          _________________

 

EMAIL ADDRESS/ES:           _________________________________________________________________

 

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS:

 

[           ]           Nomination Letter from authorized signatory of broadcast network /

                        Publisher / Editor / Station Manager or other concerned parties

 

[           ]           Curriculum Vitae                [           ]           Sample Work

 

 

PLEASE DO NOT WRITE BEYOND THIS LINE

 

 

Date Submitted       :           _________________          Received by:           __________________

 



 

 

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