Media Prima bags award
KOTA KINABALU – Media Prima bagged an award and secured 11 merits at the Kinabalu Shell Press Awards 2011 yesterday.
Poliana Ronnie Sidom of Berita Harian won the Bahasa Malaysia News Reporting Award for her series on the Kundasang landslide. She took home RM2,500 and a certificate.
Colleague Mohd Izham Unnip Abdullah received two merits for his news series on water supply (Bahasa Malaysia News Reporting) and floods (Environmental Journalism Award), while another colleague, Hassan Ommar, won a merit for his articles on the Kedayan ethnic tribe under the Journalism Award.
New Straits Times journalist Roy Goh won two merits for his articles on foreigners taking over farms (English news reporting) and rhino conservation (environmental journalism award).
Merit winners received RM500 and a certificate each.
TV3 journalists Elphege P. Godomon, Mohd Yazzer Mahmun and Mohd Fairuz Mohd Yazzer received a merit award under the Broadcasting Journalism Award for their report on the National Key Result Area in Sabah.
The TV3 team also clinched a merit under the Business and Economic Reporting Award and Entertainment Reporting Award.
Photographer Edmund Samunting of The New Straits Times Press (NSTP) won two merits in the Photography Award and Sports Photography Award.
NSTP photographer Datu Ruslan Sulai won a merit award in the Best Picture Award. They received RM500 and a certificate for each category.
Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman presented the prizes.
Source: New Straits Times