56 FINALISTS IN THE 28th EDITION OF THE MALTA JOURNALISM AWARDS

PRESS RELEASE : 27TH MARCH 2018

The Institute of Maltese Journalists (IĠM) announced the names of the 56 finalists who reached the final stage among the 90 submissions for the Malta Journalism Awards.

This is the 28th consecutive edition that the Institute of Maltese Journalists is organising. Over the years, this competition has grown and today there are 22 categories. Several leading institutions and companies sponsor the Malta Journalism Awards year after year. Among these are the Broadcasting Authority, The Farsons Foundation, the Malta Tourism Authority, AX Hotels, Brittania Services Limited, the Good Causes Fund, the Malta Gaming Authority, the Malta Public Transport, Fondazzjoni Valletta 2018 and Kummissjoni Drittijiet ta’ Persuni b’Diżabilitá.

For the first time this year; DHL, the Malta Information Technology Agency and Wasteserv have joined the other sponsors with their support and assistance to enable these awards to be organised.

 

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The jury of this edition chose these finalists, listed below in alphabetical order.

 Journalism Print News – sponsored by DHL

Joe Mikallef

Victor Vella

 

Investigative Journalism Human Stories – sponsored by the Malta Public Transport

David Grech Urpani

Victor Vella

Mario Micallef

 

Photographic Journalism – sponsored by The Farsons Foundation

Jonathan Borg

Darrin Zammit Lupi

Ian Noel Pace

 

Overseas Journalism – sponsored by Brittania Services Limited

CVC Media

Mario Micallef

Melvic Zammit

 

Broadcast Journalism – TV Script News

Keith Demicoli

Antonia Micallef

Melvic Zammit

 

Broadcast Journalism – TV Script Features

Antonia Micallef

Tim ta’ Xarabank

Glen Falzon

 

Broadcast Journalism Film

Net Newsroom

CVC Media

Xarabank

 

Broadcast Journalism – Radio News

Keith Demicoli

Glen Falzon

Melvic Zammit

 

Broadcast Journalism – Radio Current Affairs

Prof. Andrew Azzopardi

Dr George Cremona

Glen Falzon

 

Special Category – Articles/Features promoting Tourism – sponsored by the Malta Tourism Authority

Reel 8 Productions – Graziella Ellul u Martha Carabott

Mario Micallef

Alvin Scicluna

 

Cultural Print Journalism –  sponsored by the Malta Tourism Authority

Noel D’Anastas

Christopher Grech

Veronica Stivala

 

Cultural Broadcast Journalism – sponsored by the Malta Tourism Authority

CVC Media

Keith Demicoli

Melvic Zammit

 

Sports Broadcast Journalism – sponsored by the Good Causes Fund

Charles Camenzuli

CVC Media

Sandro Micallef/Antvin Monsigneur/Joanna Camilleri

 

Sports Print Journalism

Valhmor Camilleri

Charles Camenzuli

George Cassar

 

Sports Journalism Photography – sponsored by the Malta Gaming Authority

Domenic Aquilina

Darrin Zammit Lupi

 

e-Journalism – sponsored by MITA (Malta Information Technology Agency)

Ian Noel Pace

Christian Perigin

Xarabank

 

Opinion articles – sponsored by AX Hotels

Prof. Alan Deidun

Christian Peregin

Prof. Andrew Azzopardi

 

Environment Journalism – sponsored by Wasteserv

CVC Media

Prof. Alan Deidun

Nigel Mifsud

 

Etichal and Positive reporting on disability issues – sponsored by CRPD (Commission for the Rights of Persons with Disability)

Glen Falzon

Mark Lawrence Zammit

 

Best reporting on Valletta 2018 Foundation events – Broadcast Journalism

Keith Demicoli

 

Best reporting on Valletta 2018 Foundation events – Print Journalism

Noel D’Anastas

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The jury is preparing its detailed report on the submissions and their level of journalism, which will be made public on the final night when the awards are presented. The composition of the jury will also be announced on the day. This year the presentation ceremony will be held on Saturday, 5th May, 2018, at The Palace Hotel, Sliema.

The winners of the Best Use of the Maltese Language in Broadcast and Print Media category will be announced during the presentation evening. This category is sponsored by the Kunsill Nazzjonali tal-Malti.

During the same ceremony the winner of the Gold Award will also be announced. The Gold Award is sponsored by the Tumas Fenech Foundation for Education in Journalism, has been presented since 1998.

 

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