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18 for 180 - Gleaner caps off 180 anniversary sweeping PAJ Awards

Published:Tuesday | December 2, 2014 | 12:00 AM
Some of The Gleaner's award winning team
Petre Williams Raynor wins the NHT Award for excellence in journalism: housing and sustainable development - print. Presenting is Dwayne Berbick.
Andre Lowe wins the Raymond Sharpe/Hugh Crosskill Award for Sports Reporting from Greta Bogues, senior director of corporate affairs and external communications at J Wray and Nephew
Raymond Simpson is joint winner with Tickoya Joseph for excellence in online journalism. Presenting is Fae Ellington
Petrina Francis Taylor, accepting on behalf of husband Orville Taylor, the Morris Cargill Award for Opinion Journalism. Presenting is Chevar Harris, senior business development officer for Supreme Ventures
Tennesia Malcolm wins the award for Best Cover Design
Christopher Serju wins the Carl Wint Award for Human Interest Feature Stories - Print
Winston Sill/Freelance Photographer Erica Virtue (left), accepting on behalf of The Gleaner's Anastasia Cunningham, the Sagicor Award for Excellence in Reporting on Health and Wellness. Presenting the award is Karen Richards, regional manager, Sagicor Investments. The occasion was the Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) annual National Journalism Awards Banquet, held at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, New Kingston on Friday
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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:

SPECIAL AWARDS

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

PAJ AWARDS

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.