APO Group African Women in Media Award
APO Group has launched its first award to recognize, celebrate, and empower African women journalists who support female entrepreneurship in Africa. APO Group is a media relations consultancy and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East. It plans to award the winner at the 5th Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum’s Conference, Exhibition and Awards, Oct. 29-30 in Cape Town. The theme of this conference is “Enhancing impact: digitalisation, investment and intra-African trade.”
APO Group is looking for stories about African female entrepreneurs that offer insights and appeal to both an African and global audience.
The award is open to African women journalists and bloggers, including freelancers. The story must have been broadcast or published in English, French, Portuguese, or Arabic and for an African audience. Printed stories, television features, radio stories, websites, and blogs are all eligible. Stories must have been broadcast or published between Jan. 1 and Sept. 15, 2019.
Stories will be judged on content, writing, analysis, creativity, human interest, and community impact.
The online entry form is available at: http://bit.ly/APOaward
The deadline to apply is Sept. 15.