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Events :: Достъп :: Seventh “Valya Krushkina – Journalism for the people” awards

Seventh “Valya Krushkina – Journalism for the people” awards

WinnersSofia, December 4, 2018

At an official ceremony on the evening of December 4th at the “Peroto” literary club for the seventh time were given the “Valya Krushkina – Journalism for the people” media awards. The awards are part of the activities of the “Valya Krushkina” fund with the Workshop for Civic Initiatives Foundation. BFPA supports the awards as well as the “Journalists in school” campaign from their very creation in 2012. The awarded received the “Glass pear” – a symbol of the competition, a diploma and a financial prize, ensured by donors.
Six journalists were awarded in the different categories of the competition. The award for Young journalist was given to Vladislava Trichkova (Nova TV) for her material “Last chance to live”. Polina Paunova is the winner in the Önline media category for the material in Mediapool “BAFS seized and illegally euthanized 100 exotic birds”. “Russian choice” was the material which brought an award for Ivan Filchev (BTV) in the Video-photo journalist category. Eleonora Tahova (Radio Blagoevgrad) won the award in the Radio category for the material “Social entrepreneurship – second chance for the “rejected”. In the Television category the winner is Desislava Rizova for the material “Rural style elections”. The grand prize in the seventh consecutive edition of the competition went to Genka Shikerova (Nova TV) for her investigation into the distribution of the funds donated for the restoration of Hitrino. Traditionally, diplomas also received the two other nominees in each category.

AwardsThis year for the first time the award in the Printed media category was not given. We wish the journalists applying for this category next year to be more active.
The award winners in the seventh edition of the competition were selected by a 10-member jury. It evaluated the 61 nominations and 132 different materials that were submitted. Among them the jury selected the winner of this year’s Grand prize. Members of the jury are: Vladimir Yonchev (Offnews), Kalin Purvanov (Barikada), Nikolina Dimitrova (Bulgaria On Air TV), Oleg Popov (Nova Television), Petyo Cekov (Sega newspaper), Prolet Velkova (Darik radio), Rosen Cvetkov (BTV), Silvia Velikova (BNR, Horizont program), Stoyana Georgieva (Mediapool), Tatyana Vaksberg (Radio Free Europe).
The “Valia Krushkina – Journalizm for the people” Media awards are given annually since 2012 and are meant for journalists with an active civic position that they hold in the name of ordinary people. Through the years the competition has made a name for itself within and outside the media world.  In the previous 6 competitions more than 300 journalists with over 700 articles and videos have been nominated.

 

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Events :: Достъп :: Seventh “Valya Krushkina – Journalism for the people” awards