Watch this space for more information about the Media Awards 2021, slated for the 25-26 of September.
MISA Zambia awards prizes in the following categories:
- Platinum Award is the highest award given by MISA Zambia and is awarded to individuals, institutions, journalists and media houses for their exceptional efforts towards promoting media freedom and freedom of expression in Zambia; including the right of access to information.
- Golden TV Award for most outstanding journalist in television or the best television station
- Golden Radio Award for the most outstanding journalist in radio or the most outstanding radio station
- Golden Community Media Award for the most outstanding journalist in community media or the most outstanding community media institution
- Golden Online Media Award for the most outstanding journalist in online media or the best online media institution.
- Golden Print Media Award for the most outstanding journalist in print media or the best print media house
Additional award categories are sponsored by MISA partners.
Zambia Media Awards objectives
- To promote media excellence among journalists in the country,
- To promote professional journalism,
- To promote Freedom of Expression and positive media policy development,
- To enhance creativity in the media,
- To promote academic media excellence,
- To recognize individuals and institutions that have performed exceptionally well in their duty to inform, entertain and educate the public or have done something substantial to promote media freedom, access to information on socio-economic issues in Zambia including promotion of democracy and good governance