Youths Digest Institutes Annual Campus Journalism Awards

The Youths Digest magazine has instituted an annual Campus Journalism Award (CJA) to honour outstanding campus journalists, student writers and media publications from tertiary institutions in Nigeria.



Speaking on the award, the Executive Director of Youths Digest, Gidado Y. Shuaib said the annual award would recognise the best in Campus Journalism and celebrate Student journalists, writers, press clubs and campus media outlets.

Shuaib said: “The Award which will come up in March 2018 at a Campus Journalism Conference will celebrate the best of journalism practice from the students in tertiary institutions with different categories which include awards for best Campus Writer, Campus Editor, Campus Pen Club, Campus Magazine (Print) and Campus Publication (Online).

“Others include the best News Story, Feature Article, Entertainment Story, Campus Video, News Photography and Campus Influencers on Social Media.”

He added that “Entries for nominations are opened to students of tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The publications for the awards must have been published either in print or online between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. The Entry and Participation is free.”

The award event is supported by the global award-winning communication firm, Image Merchants Promotion, the Publisher of the Economic Confidential and PRNigeria.  

Campus Journalism Awards (CJA)
Recognizing the Best in Campus Journalism
First Annual Campus Journalism Awards 2018.

Call for entry
The Youths Digest Magazine announces the launching of Annual Campus Journalism Award (ACJA) 2018 to celebrate and promote great journalism by students and campus run media outlets.
The event will honour outstanding work in campus journalism. Entries for nominations are opened to students of tertiary institutions in Nigeria. 

The publications for the awards should have been published either in print or online between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. The Entry and Participation is free.

Award Categories:
Campus Writer                              Campus Editor                              Campus Pen Club
Campus Magazine (Print)            Campus Publication (Online)              News Story
Feature Article                              Entertainment Story                     Campus Video
News Photography                       Campus Influencer (Facebook)         Campus Influencer (Twitter)
The Award Ceremony will be held in March 2018 at a Special Practical Training Workshop to promote a healthy gathering of campus journalists, writers, communication scholars and students of Mass Communication.

The award recipients will be presented with certificates and medals.
Deadline for submission of entry is January 31st, 2017.
Download the Nomination form from this link CJA Campus Journalism Awards FORM or see template below and send the entry to this email address:awards@youthsdigest.com
For more enquiries, contact:
Telephone: 09055552048, 08136890539
Campus Journalism Award (CJA) is supported by Image Merchants Promotion,
multi global award-winning media firm and publishers of
PRNIgeria and Economic Confidential.

CAMPUS JOURNALISM AWARDS
ENTRY FORM
Entry Requirements:
Entries must be from students of tertiary institutions in Nigeria either through Press Clubs, Lecturers and Faculties. Students can also self-nominate. The entry must be original work published/aired between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017.
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Nomination
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Note on Justification: This should answer reason why nominee deserves the award focusing on the entry’s creativity, impacts and results of the message.

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