Nominations Open for the Women in News Editorial Leadership Awards 2017

Nominations Open for the Women in News Editorial Leadership Awards 2017

Deadline: March 1, 2017

WAN-IFRA in partnership with Sida is pleased to announce the launch of nominations for the Women in News Editorial Leadership Award. The award recognises an exemplary contribution of an Editor to her newsroom and under her leadership, the contribution of her newspaper to society. Two women in 2017 will be recognised as leaders, one being from sub-Saharan Africa and one from the Middle East and North Africa region.

Award

  • The 2017 recipients of the Women in News Leadership Award will be honoured during the WAN-IFRA News Media Congress in Durban, June 7-9, 2017. The Winner will receive an all expenses paid trip to attend the World News Media Congress 2017, the premier global annual meeting of the world’s press.

Eligibility

Applicants must

  • Be based in the sub-Saharan region of Africa or the Middle East and North African region;
  • Hold a senior editorial role as of I January 2017;
  • Work in a news media role (newspapers, magazines and digital-only); The media house can be any size from across the regions.

Application Process

Downlaod and complete the nomination form in your preferred language: English or Arabic. Attach and email it to apply@womeninnews.org. You can nominate yourself, or be nominated by someone else.

For more information, visit  Women in News Editorial Leadership Awards 2017.

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