Karachi: Masood Hamid, Secretary General of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) has announced the categories that constitute 22nd APNS Journalist Awards and requested the journalists/ photographers/ cartoonist of member publications to submit the entries in any one the categories.
The Editors/ Chief Executives of Member Publications may also send the entries on behalf of their journalists for the contest. The entrants are not allowed to send entries for more than one category. The entries should have appeared in member publications of the APNS during the period January 01, 2012 to December 31, 2012.
The categories are as under:
1. Best REPORTER
a) Best Investigation Reporter
b) Business / Economic Reporter
c) Environmental Conservation /Gender Reporter
2. BEST COLUMN
a) English Language Daily Newspapers
b) Urdu Language Daily Newspapers
c) Provincial Language Daily Newspapers
3. BEST FEATURE STORY
d) English Language publications
e) Urdu Language publications
f) Provincial Language publications
4. BEST ILLUSTARTIONS FOR PERIODICALS
5. BEST COVERSTORY FOR PERIODICALS BEST CARTOONS
6. BEST PHOTOGRAPH
The Secretary General APNS stated that the participants are required to send Three entries in any one category (six copies of each entry) publication in member publications during the relevant period (January 01, 2012 to December 31, 2012).
The entries must be submitted having composed/ typed on separate sheets without giving the name of the author and publication along with a copy of tear-sheet of the publication. For regional language entries for best Reports, the entrants are required to submit Urdu / English translation of the entry as well.
Masood Hamid further announced that sending of the entries should be responsibility of individual and only in case where the names of participants do not appear in the bylines, the entry should be counter signed by the competent authority in the publication.
All entries should reach the APNS Secretariat by January 31, 2013. The entries be addressed to Anwar Farooqui, Chairman, APNS Awards Committee, ST-1/E, Block-16, KDA Scheme No.63, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Karachi.