Journalism Awards to be held on October 11

A capture from the Journalism Awards ceremony held on September 15, 2019. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Maldives Media Council (MMC) has announced that the Journalism Awards 2020 will be held on October 11.

The decision was made during the 32nd convening of the Council held yesterday. A statement released by MMC following the meeting stated that the awarding ceremony will be held at 21:00 on October 11.

Awards are being presented in a total of 12 categories this time around. They are:

  •          Investigative Journalism
  •          Sustainable Development and Social
  •         Judiciary and Law
  •          Business and Economy
  •          Sports
  •          Photo Journalism
  •          Video Journalism
  •          Audio Journalism
  •          News Graphics and Illustrations
  •          Feature / Report
  •          Most Promising Journalist

MMC launched the Journalism Awards in 2013, in recognition of the efforts of local journalists, reporters, and media outlets. The categories ‘News Graphics and Illustrations’ and ‘Audio Journalism’ are both new categories being introduced for the first time this year.