Saturday, June 19, 2010

Serving at the Chair of the Jury for the Highway Africa New Media Awards 2010.

The Awards, which were pioneered 9 years ago to highlight the role that digital technologies play in journalism and the media, are unique and prestigious awards within the profession of journalism on the continent. The awards reward pioneering, innovative and creative use of technology in doing journalism that serves Africa and its citizens.

Highway Africa New Media Awards 2010 @ 14th edition of the Highway Africa Conference, 4-7 July 2010 at Rhodes University- 3 categories:

  •  ·        Individual/Student – awarded to individual persons who design or appropriate new affordable applications of communication technologies to overcome the limitations of existing infrastructure and/or capital resources.
  • ·        Not-for-Profit – awarded to users of appropriate media technology to advance and assist communities and persons limited by infrastructure and/or technological access.
  • ·        Corporate – awarded to corporate groups for creative and appropriate adaptation of technologies within
Awards Ceremony

Winners will be announced at the Telkom – Highway Africa New Media Awards ceremony on the evening of Sunday, 4 July 2010, in Grahamstown.