Meet the Nominees of the 2017 Bahamas Press Club Media Awards

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November 13, 2017

About 40 persons representing the journalism and mass communications profession have entered their work in The 2017 Bahamas Press Club Media Awards.

The Black Tie event is being held under the Patronage of Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, on Saturday, November 18, at 7pm at the British Colonial Hilton.

Keynote speaker is Dr the Hon Hubert A Minnis, Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.

The Awards event this year is in part, a Powered by Aliv sponsorship, and the Silver Sponsors are The Bahamas Power and Light Company Ltd (BPL) and the Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas (ZNS).

Three new awards have been added to the growing list of categories. They are: The University of The Bahamas Journalism Award (For UB Students), the PAHO-WHO Excellence in Health Promotion Award, sponsored by the Pan-American Health Organization-World Health Organization, and The Press Club Person of the Year Award (to be chosen by The Press Club).

Here are the Nominees in 14 Categories:

THE KENNETH NATHANIEL FRANCIS AWARD FOR NEWSPAPER DESIGN AND COMPOSITION

Nominees:
1 - Ayhisha Small – Paginator, The Nassau Guardian
2 – The Tribune Newspaper

THE BURSELL BRADSHAW PRESS PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARD

Nominees:
1 – Kermit Taylor - Photographer
2 – Terrel Carey – Photographer, The Tribune
3 – Shawn Hanna – Photographer, The Tribune
4 – Torrell Glinton – Photographer, The Nassau Guardian
5 – Eric Rose – Photographer/Senior Information Officer, Bahamas Information Services

THE ERIC WILMOTT AWARD FOR INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM

Nominees:
1 - Natario McKenzie - Reporter, The Tribune
2 – Rashad Rolle – Reporter, The Tribune
3 – Taneka Thompson – News Editor, The Tribune
4 – Clint Watson – Editor, Producer, ZNS
5 – Sancheska Dorsett – Reporter, The Tribune
6 – Ricardo Wells – Reporter, The Tribune
7- Khrisna Russell - Deputy Chief Reporter, The Tribune
8 – Ava Turnquest – Chief Reporter, The Tribune
9 – Karissma Robinson - News Anchor/Journalist, ZNS

THE CYRIL STEVENSON AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING POLITICAL JOURNALISM

Nominees:
1 – Taneka Thompson – News Editor, The Tribune
2 – Ava Turnquest - Chief Reporter, The Tribune

THE LEON TURNQUEST AWARD FOR SPORTS PRINT JOURNALISM

Nominees:

1 – Renaldo Dorsett – Sports Reporter, The Tribune
2 – Randy Smith – Sports Reporter, The Nassau Guardian

WEBSITE OF THE YEAR

Nominees:

1 - Natario McKenzie - Reporter, The Tribune
2 – Ianthia Smith –Freelance Journalist

SOCIAL MEDIA AWARD – BLOGGERS, PODCASTERS, LIVE STREAMING, ETC.

Nominees:
1 - Natario McKenzie - Reporter, The Tribune
2 - 10th Year Seniors
3 – Frecinda S. Mullings – Writer, Producer, Social Media Comedian
4 - Ianthia Smith –Freelance Journalist
5 – Stephen Hanna – Journalist, Social Media
6 - Rossano Deal - Video Editor, The Nassau Guardian
7 - Timothy Bain – Instagram Reporter et al

THE AWARD FOR BEST TELEVISION NEWS STORY

Nominees:
1 - Kyle Walkine – Reporter, Our News/The Nassau Guardian
2 – Genea Noel-Ferguson – Reporter, ZNS
3 – Karissma Robinson - News Anchor/Journalist, ZNS

THE LESLIE HIGGS FEATURE WRITER OF THE YEAR AWARD

Nominees:
1 – Alesha Cadet – Reporter, The Tribune
2 - Jessica Robertson - Journalist/Marketing/Advertising/PR
3 - Jeffarah Gibson – Writer, The Tribune
4 - Jayme C. Pinder – Reporter, The Nassau Guardian
5 - Travis Cartwright-Carrol – Reporter, The Nassau Guardian

THE PAN-AMERICAN HEALTH ORGANIZATION-WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION EXCELLENCE IN HEALTH PROMOTION AWARD

Nominees:
1 – Ava Turnquest - Chief Reporter, The Tribune
2 - Shavaughn Moss - Lifestyles Editor, The Nassau Guardian
3 – Shenique Miller - Journalist/Talk Show Host – Guardian Radio
4 – LeDaunne Davis – National Anchor/General Assignment Reporter, ZNS

THE AWARD FOR BEST TELEVISION DOCUMENTARY

Nominees:
1 – Andrew Burrows – Director of Special Projects, the Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas (ZNS)
2 – Prof. Winston Mitchell - Professor Media Journalism, University of The Bahamas

THE AWARD FOR BEST EDITING FOR TELEVISION NEWS STORY OR DOCUMENTARY

Nominees:
1 – Andrew Burrows – Director of Special Projects, the Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas (ZNS)
2 – Rossano Deal – Social Media Editor, The Nassau Guardian
3 – Winston Mitchell – Professor Media Journalism, University of The Bahamas

The P. ANTHONY WHITE AWARD FOR COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR

Nominees:
1 - Inigo ‘Naughty’ Zenicazelaya – Columnist, The Tribune
2 - Alicia Wallace – Columnist, The Tribune

UNIVERSITY OF THE BAHAMAS BEST FEATURE STORY AND BEST HARD NEWS STORY TV/RADIO (UB Students Only)

Nominees:
1 – Dawn Munroe - Student, Media Journalism, University of The Bahamas
2 – Leah Cooper – Student, Media Journalism, University of The Bahamas
3 – Andrea Darville - Student, Media Journalism, University of The Bahamas

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News date : 11/13/2017    Category : About Bahamians, Press Releases

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