Bright Leaf Awards Calls For Entries
March 2, 2014

Entires are now being accepted for the 8th Bright Leaf Agriculture Journalism Awards, which are given to the most outstanding agriculture stories in print, radio and television.

This year’s awards will also honor photos that capture the essence of tobacco farming and the agriculture industry.

Didet Danguilan, Bright Leaf Awards project head, said Filipino journalists may  join the competition as their way of sharing the successes of farmers through their stories—in whatever medium—to the public.

The categories for the awards are: Agriculture Story of the Year; Agriculture Photo of the Year; Tobacco Story of the Year; Tobacco Photo of the Year; Best Television Program or Segment; Best Radio Program or Segment; Best National News Story; Best Regional News Story; Best National Feature Story; Best Regional Feature News Story, and Oriental Leaf Award.

The Oriental Leaf Award is given to those who have won a Bright Leaf Award in any category for five consecutive years and have become part of the Bright Leaf Hall of Fame.

Participation in the Bright Leaf Awards is free. The entries’ publication, airing or broadcast must be between Sept. 1, 2013, and Aug. 31, 2014.

For information, visit, call the Bright Leaf secretariat at (02)6978110, 0915-5508301 or 0918-4130797, or e-mail

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