Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015

4th Journalism Excellence Awards (AJEA)Call for Entries


The Media Council of Kenya (MCK) will hold its fourth Annual Journalism Excellence Awards (AJEA) on 2nd May 2015 to coincide with the World Press Freedom Day held annually on 3rd May.

The awards ceremony is an annual event organized by the Council to recognize and uphold excellence and professional journalism in Kenya.

The Council invites all accredited journalists working in Kenya to submit work published or broadcast in local media within last year (March 2014), including and up to 8th March 2015.

The submissions deadline is 8th March 2015 and detailed descriptions and criteria for each award are available on the website.

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