18 for 180 - Gleaner caps off 180 anniversary sweeping PAJ Awards
The multimedia Gleaner Company continued its dominance by capping off its yearlong 180th anniversary celebration on a high note, taking the lion's share of the Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) awards, as 18 employees and associates took home 16 of the 25 awards.
Held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in St Andrew last Friday, PAJ's National Journalism Awards Banquet recognised media practitioners for excellence displayed over the past year.
Here are the 18 Gleaner 180 PAJ winners:
1. Ryon Jones - UNICEF Media Award for Excellence in Reporting on Children's Rights - Print
2. Anastasia Cunningham - Sagicor Media Award for Excellence in Reporting on Health and Wellness - Print
3. Petre Williams-Raynor - NHT Award for Excellence in Journalism: Housing and Sustainable Development - Print
4. Gladstone Taylor - Aston Rhoden Award for News Photography for 'Final Salute'
5. Tennesia Malcolm - Best Cover Design (Newspaper Magazine)
6. Andewale McLaughlin -Best Cover Design (Newspaper) for 'Golden Glory'
7. Sadeke Brooks - Best Entertainment Journalist - Print - for 'When the smoke clears' (series on hooka parties)
8. Christopher Serju - Carl Wint Award for Human Interest Feature Stories - Print - for series on ganja smoking
9. Petre Williams-Raynor -Excellence in Tourism and the Environment Reporting Award for 'Cockpit Country Now'
10. Raymond Simpson and Tickoya Joseph - Excellence in Online Journalism for 'Jonathan Francis, Quite the Exception'
11. Janet Silvera and Adrian Frater - Hector Bernard/Theodore Sealy Award for News - Print - for the series on the Mario Deane killing
12. Ian Allen - Junior Dowie Award for Sports Photography for 'Spectacular'
13. Lascelles May - Livingston McLaren Award for Cartoons
14. Orville Taylor - Morris Cargill Award for Opinion Journalism
15. Ryon Jones - President's Award for Investigative Journalism
16. AndrÈ Lowe - Raymond Sharpe/Hugh Crosskill Award for Sports Reporting.