APO Group a pan-African communications and business consultancy, presents the second annual APO Group African Women in Media Award set to recognise, celebrate and empower African women journalists who support female entrepreneurship in Africa.
The Award will get bestowed to the winner at the 6th Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum’s (AWIEF) Virtual Conference and Awards hosted on 2-3 December 2020, with the theme ‘Reimagining Business & Rebuilding Better.’
AWIEF’s prestigious annual event is a platform that sees global thought leaders, industry experts, policymakers, academics, development organisations and investors gather to dialogue, connect, network, share, collaborate and transact in a combined effort to boost Africa’s entrepreneurship ecosystem for women.
We look forward to presenting this award with AWIEF in Johannesburg as we celebrate women in journalism and entrepreneurship.”
Entries for APO Group African Women in Media Award must offer valuable insights into African female entrepreneurs while appealing to a global audience.
The award is open to African woman journalists and bloggers, whether directly employed or freelancers, working in the continent of Africa who has produced a story that got 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.
Stories must have got published between 1st January and 31st October 2020.
Stories are judged on content, writing, analysis, creativity, human interest and community impact.
All stories must be submitted in electronic format:
Print: upload the scan(s) of the published article
Radio: upload the SoundCloud link
Website: upload the URL
TV: upload the YouTube link.
TV material must first get uploaded to YouTube and radio material to SoundCloud.
If one is not a member of these sites, one will need to sign up to upload the video or radio material.
Once one has obtained the link, one must enter it in this online entry form when inputting one’s story details.