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Youths Digest institutes campus journalism awards

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Jaafar Jaafarhttps://dailynigerian.com/
Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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The Youths Digest magazine has instituted an annual Campus Journalism Award, CJA, to honour outstanding Nigerian campus journalists, student writers and media publications from tertiary institutions across the country.

Speaking on the award on Monday, the Executive Director of Youths Digest, Gidado Shuaib, said the award would fish out the best students’ journalists, writers, press clubs and campus media outlets for recognition.

Mr Gidado said: “The Award which will come up in March 2018 at a Campus Journalism Conference, will celebrate the best of journalism practice from students in tertiary institutions.

“The award is of different categories which include Best Campus Writer, Campus Editor, Campus Pen Club, Campus Magazine (Print) and Campus Publication (Online).

“Others include the best News Story, Feature Article, Entertainment Story, Campus Video, News Photography and Campus Influencers on Social Media.”

The executive director added that the entries for nominations are open to students of tertiary institutions in Nigeria.

“The publications for the awards must have been published either in print or online between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. The Entry and Participation is free,” he pointed out.

DAILY NIGERIAN reports that the award event will be supported by a global award-winning communication firm, Image Merchants Promotion, the Publisher of the Economic Confidential and PRNigeria.

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