Entries for 2010-2011 Media Awards en route to Jamaica

The box containing entries for the 2011 media awards was due to leave the island Monday afternoon for Jamaica.

The entries are being sent to Kingston to be adjudicated by the head of the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC), Dr. Canute James.

CARIMAC is the media training arm of the University of the West Indies (UWI).

Dr. James who is a renown Caribbean journalist has played a key role in assessing and critiquing the quality of media output from St.George’s over the years.

President of the Media Workers Association of Grenada (MWAG) Rawle Titus and Secretary Nicole Best were at FEDEX Monday morning processing the delivery.

MWAG Secretary Nicole Best with sealed entries box

MWAG Secretary Nicole Best with sealed entries box

The box contains a large number of entries covering a broad range of media formats such as television, print, radio and online.

Some of the media houses submitting entries include MTV, channel six, Grenada Broadcasting Network, Government Information Services, and Brain Storm Productions.

Digicel is for the third consecutive year, the biggest sponsor of the awards which is scheduled for the 22nd of January at the Trade Centre.

During the recent launch of the awards, Digicel announced the start of an annual award in honour of the late Grenadian radio personality Anthony ‘Jericho’ Greenidge.

The award will be for a young aspiring media practitioner in any field of the media who will receive a state of the art handset valued at no less than 2000.00 dollars and 1000.00 dollars cash.©

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