The search is on for the best works of journalists who through their print stories, radio segments, television features, and photographs have promoted and/or created awareness on the most current agricultural issues and best farming practices on environmental care, safety, and crop sustainability as the highly anticipated Bright Leaf Agriculture Journalism Awards opens the second half of the year for its sixth and much awaited installment!
Bright Leaf Awards affirms its commitment of providing the agricultural industry a voice. Year after year, Bright Leaf honors the best print features, radio pieces, video stories, and photographs that chronicle and capture the agricultural landscape of the times. It believes that by recognizing journalistic excellence in this important field, it contributes to raising awareness and support for the hands that feed and fuel our nation. More than ever, it is important to bring to light the issues and movements that define today’s agricultural industry by encouraging reportage and discourse. After all, true progress is anchored on knowledge. It is through telling that seeds of support can be planted and grown.
The categories of Bright Leaf Awards include Agriculture Story of the Year, Tobacco Story of the Year, Best Television Program or Segment, Best Radio Program or Segment, Agriculture Photo of the Year, Tobacco Photo of the Year, Best Regional News Story, and a Special Oriental Leaf Awards – a fresh new category that honors Bright Leaf’s constant contributors and winners through the years!
Bright Leaf Awards is a nationwide search and is open to all practitioners of agriculture journalism from print and broadcast media.
Submission of entry is from –May 21, 2012 to August 31, 2012. Participants may send their entries to the official Bright Leaf secretariat c/o Cozoz, Inc., 1102 P. Ocampo corner Conchu Streets, Malate, Manila, with telephone numbers (02) 522.87.82 or at (02) 525.25.25. You may also visit their website at www.thebrightleafawards.com for more details.