Only 3 days remain in the “Call for Entry” for the 2014 APO Media Award (#APOMediaAward) (http://www.apo-opa.com/apo-media-award.php).
The ultimate winner will be presented with $500 a month for a whole year, one laptop and one intercontinental flight ticket to a destination of their choice, as well as one year of access to over 600 airports VIP lounges worldwide.
The second-place winner will bag $300 a month for one year while the third-place winner will receive $200 a month for one year.
APO Media Award celebrates brilliant and inspiring stories about Africa. The subject matter may comprise a single topic or a variety of subjects, including – but not limited to – business, economy, technology, agriculture, health, energy, gender, logistics, tourism, motoring, aviation, not-for-profit issues, diplomacy, environment, mining, entertainment and more.
APO Media Award is open to African
journalists and bloggers, whether directly employed or freelancers, working in the continent of Africa who have produced a story that has been broadcast or published in English, French, Portuguese or Arabic in the form of a printed publication, a television feature, a radio story, a website or a blog whose primary audience is based in Africa.
To enter this competition you can visit http://www.apo-opa.com/apo_media_award.php?L=E to
get an entry form.
Stories must have been broadcast or published between January and August 2014. Stories are judged on content, writing, analysis, creativity, human interest and community impact.
All stories must be submitted in electronic format:
- Print Up-load the scan(s) of the published article.
- Radio: upload the SoundCloud link (SoundCloud is an online audio distribution platform that enables its users to upload and share sounds they have created themselves – https://soundcloud.com).
- Website: upload the URL.
- TV: upload the YouTube link.
TV material must first be uploaded to YouTube (www.youtube.com) and radio material to SoundCloud (www.soundcloud.com). If you are not a member of these sites, you will need to sign up in order to upload the video or radio material. Once you have obtained the link, you must enter it in this online entry form when inputting your story details.
The deadline for entries is 1 September 2014. The finalists will be announced on 15 September 2014. The winners will be announced on 29 September 2014.