Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012

2012 Storyfest finalists announced

Internews thanks all the journalists who participated in Storyfest this year.  After many hours of deliberations, the highly esteemed judging panel of chief judge Joseph Warungu formerly of the BBC, Sandra Ndonye media consultant, Ng’anga Mbugua Chief sub-editor Nation daily, Rob Jillo Special reports editor Capital FM & Christine Nguku media consultant formerly of KTN, finally revealed the most compelling storytellers.

The judges received technical support for the Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) category from Vincent Odiara of Nyanza Reproductive Health Services (NRHS). Internews congratulates all the nominees.

  1. Best TV Story
    Rose Wangui, NTV
    Ann Soy, KTN
    Irene Choge, NTV

  2. Best Print Story
    Trudy Mbaluku, The people
    Dann Okoth, Standard Media
    Joy Wanja, Nation Media Group  

  3. Best online story
    Mugambi Mutegi, Business Daily
    Judy Kaberia, Capital fm
    Judy Kaberia & Muthoni Njuki,  Capital FM

  4. Best Community radio story
    Thomas Bwire, Pamoja FM
    Musa Lakanet,   Ol Toilolemaa
    Calistus Okumu, Bulala fm   

  5. Best Story on Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Story
    Okusa Ouko,  NTV
    Marie Yambo,  KBC
    Saida Swaleh, KTN

  6. Best Long form/ Documentary story
    Ann Soy, KTN

The awards ceremony will take place on the 24th of August in Hotel Bontana Nakuru from 6pm.

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