Media24 wins big at arts journalism awards

30 November 2016

Media24 again scooped top honours at the annual National Arts Festival/Business and Arts South Africa Arts Journalism Awards. The event was held in Johannesburg on Monday.

City Press’ #Trending team took home the top Organisational Award for their ongoing standard of excellence and commitment to arts journalism. This is the third consecutive year that #Trending has been awarded this accolade.

Media24 journalists were rewarded in these categories:

FEATURES
Gold
Niren Tolsi – City Press (freelancer)

Silver
Tiyese Jeranji – People’s Post
Lloyd Gedye – City Press (freelancer)

STILL PHOTOGRAPHY
Gold
Nardus Engelbrecht – Channel24 (freelancer)

REVIEWS
Silver
Herman Lategan – Netwerk24 (freelancer)
Panashe Chigumadzi – City Press (freelancer)
Lwandile Fikeni – City Press (freelancer)

For the full list of winners click here.

From left are Lakin Morgan-Baatjies of Business and Arts South Africa, Tiyese Jeranji of People’s Post, Tony Lankester of the National Arts Festival and Gugulethu Mhlungu of City Press.