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Nat Nakasa Award for Media Integrity for South African Journalists 2018

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SA National Editor’s Forum and the Nieman Society of Southern Africa are now accepting nominations for the 2018 Nat Nakasa Award for Media Integrity.

Application Deadline: 15th May 2018

Eligible Countries: South Africa

To be taken at (country): South Africa

Type: Contest

Eligibility: Nat Nakasa was a prominent journalist and writer who died in exile. This annual award recognises any media practitioner – journalist, editor, manager or owner – who has:

  • Shown integrity and reported fearlessly;
  • Displayed a commitment to serve the people of South Africa;
  • Tenaciously striven to maintain a publication or other medium despite insurmountable obstacles;
  • Resisted any censorship;
  • Shown courage in making information available to the SA public;
  • Any combination of the above.

Selection Criteria:  

  • The Award is open to all journalists irrespective of whether they serve a community / national newspaper, magazine or an electronic medium (including online publishers).
  • Previous winners of this Award are, however, not eligible for entry.

Number of Awards: 1

Value of Program: The winner will receive R20 000 in prize money and a certificate.

How to Apply: Please submit your nomination by close of business on 15 May 2018, accompanied by a motivation of 300 words to:

[email protected]

Or Administrator
Ground Floor Room 1, Block A
Richmond Forum,
18 Cedar Avenue
Richmond, Johannesburg
Tel: (011) 482 5771
Fax: (011) 482 9132

For Attention: Mathipa Chepape

Visit Program Webpage for details

Award Provider: South Africa National Editor’s Forum

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