24.com honours top performers

8 March 2019

Media24’s digital division, 24.com, celebrated its top performers of 2018 at a gala awards event at Nasdak in Cape Town last night. Congratulations to all the winners and runners-up!

Engineering Awards

Best individual performance: Jannik Richter (Anthem project, Health24 Condition Centres and Traveller24)
Runner-up: Eduard de Klerk (The Bamboo continuous integration)

Best innovation award: Front-end publishing team (Unified code base)
Runner-up: Trevor Sumner (Integrating Jira and introduction of the Bamboo continuous integration)

Leadership award: Trevor Sumner (Unified code base)
Runner-up: Jannik Richter (Anthem project, Health24 Condition Centres and Traveller24)

Commercial Awards

Campaign manager of the year: Ellen Daniels (The SpaceStation)

Account manager of the year – Small portfolio: Ancilla Donaldson (Ads24 for Netwerk24)

Account manager of the year – Large portfolio: Heidi-Lee Pauw (The SpaceStation)

Business development manager of the year: Chanel van Zyl (The SpaceStation)

Campaign of the year: Eskort: Life’s Delicious (Beatrix van der Vyver and Lani Rheeder, Lifestyle: Weeklies)
Capitec: Bank better, live better (Brand Studio)
Mandela100 (AdsOps team, Brand Studio, Ezra Mabasaand TinaShe Makwande)
Mzansi through her eyes (Brand Studio, News24 and The SpaceStation)

Editorial Awards

Journalist of the year: Jana Breytenbach (Netwerk24)

Editor’s award: Young journalist of the year: James de Villiers (Business Insider SA)
Christiaan du Plessis (Netwerk24)
Lynn Butler (Sport24)

Production journalist of the year: Thinus Dippenaar (Body of work: Netwerk24)
Herman Mostert (Body of work: Sport24)
News24 content production team (Live coverage of Jacob Zuma’s resignation)

Best audience engagement: Die Student (Anika Marais: Netwerk24) and #NetNuus videos (George Germishuys: Netwerk24)
100 Mandelas of the future (Alet Janse van Rensburg, James de Villiers, Kelly Anderson and Mpho Raborife: News24)
SONA 2018 – Live from Parliament (Aletta Harrison, Aljoscha Kohlstock, Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath, Sharlene Rood, Tshidi Madia and Zukile Daniel: News24 Video)

Best editorial innovation: Black Friday 2018 (Helena Wasserman, Phillip de Wet, James de Villiers, Bombi Mavundza, Timothy Rangongo and Jay Caboz: Business Insider SA)
Buried truth documentary (Aletta Harrison, Aljoscha Kohlstock, Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath, Sharlene Rood and Tammy Petersen: News24 Video)
Die student (Anika Marais: Netwerk24)
Markets LIVE (Fin24)

Special project of the year: Parent24 LEARN (Bashiera Parker, Lesley-Ann Johannes and Sophia Swanepoel: Parent24)
Black Friday 2018 (Helena Wasserman, Phillip de Wet, James de Villiers, Bombi Mavundza, Timothy Rangongo and Jay Caboz: Business Insider SA)
Fake news exposed: Microsite & reports (Jean le Roux: News24)

Video of the year: Angels of death (Aletta Harrison,  Aljoscha Kohlstock, Chanté Rood, Iavan Pijoos, Inga Mbambisa, Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath, Nokuthula Manyathi and Sharlene Rood: News24 Video)
Day Zero: How much water does your family use? (Bashiera Parker, Parent24)
Pa gooi eie dogter van huis se dak af (Carla-Lee Dorfling: Netwerk24)

Feature of the year – News: Hannah se Cheslin: ‘God ruk my uit my lyf uit’ (Murray la Vita: Netwerk24)
Die avonture van Evert en Mokoni (Charles Smith: Netwerk24)
Lewendig: Die Henri van Breda-hofsaak (Jana Breytenbach: Netwerk24)

Feature of the year – Lifestyle: Oud-Bok Jannie Engelbrecht praat sy hart uit (Willemien Brümmer: Netwerk24)
Adrenalien, opwinding om veghok in Hartswater (Charné Kemp: Netwerk24)
Leroy Merlin launch in SA sneak peek (Phillip de Wet: Business Insider SA)
Pirouette teen apartheid (Murray la Vita: Netwerk24)

Scoop of the year: Regstreeks: Die Henri van Breda-hofsaak (Jana Breytenbach: Netwerk24)
AG: ‘De Lille exposed’ post shared by DA fake (Paul Herman: News24)
Clicks pregnancy test exposure (Phillip de Wet: Business Insider SA)
Unisa employee behind fake news website (Jean le Roux: News24) 

Best investigative journalism: Steinhoff-sage & Markus Jooste (Nellie Brand-Jonker: Netwerk24)
Bosasa scandal 2 (Kyle Cowan: News24)
Homofobiese pastoor uitgevang (Abrie Burger en Shantal Moses: Son Digitaal)