Call for applications: Campus Journalism Awards 2021

DEADLINE: OCTOBER 20, 2021 —Youths Digest is currently accepting applications for the 2021 Campus Journalism Awards.

The Campus Journalism Awards recognise and reward campus writers and journalists who have made extra-ordinary contribution to development of journalism practice in Nigeria.

The award consists of 15 categories namely: Upcoming Writer, Entertainment Writer, Sports Writer, News Reporter, Gender Equality, Broadcaster, Photo-journalist, Pen Club, Author, Social Media Influencer, Investigative Journalist, Features Writer, Editor, Campus Magazine, Syndicated Writer and the Campus Journalist of the Year.

Entries must be from students of tertiary institutions in Nigeria or Nigeria bordering countries either through associates, lecturers, press clubs and faculties.

The entry must be original work published/aired between January 2021 and October 2021.

The deadline for applications is October 20th, 2021.



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