Gujarat Media Club today invited entries for Awards. However, the last date for submitting entries has not been declared.
When contacted , Secretary General of GMC, Nayan Dave, said that the last date would be announced soon. He further said that 10 to 15 days will be given for submission of entries.
Here is the mail the GMC sent today:
Gujarat Media Club is announcing GMC Awards 2014 for best performances in journalism in the following categories:
1. Print News report of the Year in Gujarati
2. Print News report of the Year in English/Hindi
3. Television News Report of the year in Gujarati/Hindi/English
4. News Photograph of the year
5. Life Time Contribution to Journalism
First four awards will carry a cash prize of Rs 25,000 while the fifth award will have Rs 50,000 and citation.
Nominations can be from Gujarati, Hindi and English languages. Journalists should be Gujarat based at the time of filing the story while all stories and photographs should have been published/broadcast between 1 Jan 2014 to 31 Dec 2014
All submissions shall be related to Gujarat only and strictly be bylined. For non-bylined articles applicants have to submit verification from the editor of mass circulated dailies. Publication should be a registered entity with RNI with at least 10,000 copies in certified circulation audit.
For Life Time Contribution to Journalism award, the nominee should have served at least 30 years in journalism. Any person can nominate a candidate for Lifetime Achievement Award accompanied by introduction of the journalist, profile, work and special contribution in advancing/benchmarking the profession.
Broadcast submissions should be straight reporting or documentary style and at least 90 to 180 seconds in duration, and print articles should be at least 500 words in length.