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RJRGLEANER Group sweeps 2020 PAJ Awards | Information

The RJRGLEANER Group on Saturday night time dominated the 2020 Press Affiliation of Jamaica Awards sweeping the highest prizes in 17 classes.

Tv Jamaica’s Kirk Wright emerged Journalist of the Yr whereas the Jamaica Observer’s Sharlene Hendricks was named Younger Journalist of the Yr.

This yr, the awards present was held at The Jamaica Pegasus lodge in New Kingston with primarily winners and sponsors in attendance.

The bigger viewers was digital consistent with COVID-19 restrictions.

The Gleaner gained seven awards, with senior reporter Jovan Johnson taking dwelling the Hector Bernard/Theodore Sealy Award for Information (print) in addition to the Award for Excellence in Agriculture for his collection of tales on the ‘sweetheart’ deal involving former Minister with out Portfolio within the Ministry of Business, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries J.C. Hutchinson.

The Gleaner’s Gladstone Taylor wowed the judges along with his ‘Mommy Rocket’ picture  depicting Jamaica’s dash sensation Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce hugging her son Zyon  after securing her fourth world title within the 100m on the 2019 World Athletic Championship in Doha, Qatar.

Taylor additionally gained the Errol Harvey Award for Human Curiosity Pictures.

Rudolph Brown gained the Aston Rhoden Award for Information Pictures. 

Erica Advantage was declared the winner for the Carl Wint Award for Human Curiosity Function (print) for her entry documenting a historic mind surgical procedure which was the primary of its form in Jamaica.

Columnist Dr Michael Abraham topped the nominees for the Morris Cargill Award for Opinion Journalism. 

In the meantime, Outgoing PAJ vice-president Michelle Wilson-Reynolds obtained a particular award for her stellar contribution to the organisation over the previous six years.

Right here is the full listing of the 2020 PAJ award recipients:

1. Carl Wint Award for Human Curiosity Function
(Digital)
Anthony Lugg for ‘The Crystal Clarke Story’
TVJ Information

(Print)
Erica Advantage for ‘Historic mind surgical procedure’
The Gleaner

2. Greatest Radio Function/Documentary
Twila Wheelan for ‘Not Protected for Girls’
JIS Radio

3. Greatest Tv Function/Documentary
Dionne Jackson Miller for ‘Cockpit Controversy’
TVJ Information

4. Ken Dawson Award for Videography
Glenford Campbell
TVJ Information

5. Junior Dowie Award for Sports activities Pictures 
Gladstone Taylor for ‘Mommy Rocket’
The Gleaner

6. Aston Rhoden Award for Information Pictures
Rudolph Brown for ‘Freedom at Final’
The Gleaner

7. The Errol Harvey Award for Human Curiosity Pictures
Gladstone Taylor for ‘I Can Hear’
The Gleaner

8. The Morris Cargill Award for Opinion Journalism
Michael Abrahams
The Gleaner

9. Greatest Breaking Information
Kirk Wright for ‘The Jodian Fearon Story’
TVJ Information

10. Excellence in Reporting on the Setting
Dionne Jackson Miller for ‘Cockpit Controversy’
TVJ Information

11. UNICEF Media Award for Excellence In Reporting On Kids’s Rights
Janella
Precius for ‘The haves and the haves not’
TVJ Information

12. Excellence in Reporting on Well being and Wellness
Kirk Wright for ‘Sufferers’ Plight’
TVJ Information

13. Excellence in Reporting on Agriculture
Jovan Johnson for ‘Sweetheart deal’
The Gleaner

14. Excellence In Reporting On Know-how
Andrea Chisholm for ‘Cybercrimes’
TVJ Information

15. Carlton Alexander Award for Enterprise and Finance Journalism
Michelle Thomas
CVM TV

16. Hugh Crosskill/Raymond Sharpe Award for Sports activities Journalism
(Print)
Sherdon Cowan
Jamaica Observer

(Digital)
Tricana McGowan
TVJ Sports activities

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17. Hector Bernard/Theodore Sealy award for Information
(Print)
Jovan Johnson
The Gleaner

(Digital)
Giovanni Dennis
TVJ Information

Image18. Younger Journalist of the Yr
Sharlene Hendricks
Jamaica Observer

19. President’s Award for Investigative Journalism
Dionne Jackson Miller for ‘Cockpit Controversy’
TVJ Information

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20. Journalist of the Yr Award
Kirk Wright
TVJ Information

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