Rajasthan Patrika Group invites entries for KC Kulish International Award

Entries for the award for Excellence in Journalism will be accepted from March 20

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Mar 20, 2020 3:55 PM

The Rajasthan Patrika Group has announced to invite entries for the KC Kulish International Award for Excellence in Journalism, instituted in memory of the Founder of the group, late Karpoor
Chandra Kulish. Entries for the award will be accepted from March 20, on the birth anniversary of the late KC Kulish. Entries are invited for both the years 2018 (12th) and 2019 (13th) respectively. The last date for the entries is May 15, 2020.
Any article or campaign published in any newspaper or national/international magazine across the world between January 1-December 31, 2018 and January 1-December 31, 2019 are eligible for the award. Separate entries for both the years would be accepted.
This award was established to encourage and honour journalists from different newspapers whose words speak louder than action. The annual international award carries prize money of US$11,000 and a certificate, making it the biggest price money to date. Merit awards will be given for 10 other best entries. The information related to the award and entry is available on the website: http://kckawards.patrika.com/.

Award will be decided by an independent panel of the jury from various fields, including journalism. The award was instituted in the year 2007. The first KC Kulish International Award was given jointly to Afshan Subohi, Assistant Editor of Dawn newspaper of Pakistan and Nilesh Mishra, Senior Roving Editor of Hindustan Times. Second prize was given to senior journalist Harinder Baweja of Hindustan Times, third prize was given to Anas Armeyaw Anas of Ghana's daily The New Crusading Guide newspaper, and fourth prize was jointly awarded to J. Gopikrishnan of The Pioneer and Ajitha Karthikeyan of Times of India. The fifth award wasn't given to anyone, only five merit awards were given. The sixth award was given to the team of Washington-based journalist Gerard Ryle of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), and the seventh award was given to the team of Gerard Ryle of ICIJ and Indian Express journalist, Manu Pubby.
Similarly, the eighth prize was won by Wanjohi Kabukuru of New African Magazine, the ninth prize was bagged by Rakesh Sharma and his team from Amar Ujala, tenth prize bagged by Anas Armeyaw Anas of New Crusading Guide newspaper of Ghana and 11th  KC Kulish Award was given to Ian Yee and his team of The Star Media of Kualalumpur.

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