The South African Breweries (SAB), together with a panel of judges from within the media industry, has announced the winners of the annual SAB Environmental Media and Media Environmentalist of the Year awards.
The Awards, in their 27th year, recognise the excellence of South African journalists who are reporting on and creating awareness of environmental issues.
“The annual Awards have grown over the years and we are especially pleased with the caliber of entries we received this time round,” says Robyn Chalmers, head of corporate communications at SAB.
The winners for the 2015 SAB Environmental Media and Media Environmentalist of the Year, under the below categories, are:
Written Media Award (Print and Online)
WINNER: Sheree Bega, Saturday Star
FIRST PLACE MERIT WINNER: Leonie Joubert, Citydesired.com
SPECIAL MENTION: Jeffrey Barbee, Freelance
Photography Award (Print and Online)
WINNER: Stefan Heunis, AFP
SPECIAL MENTION: Susan Scott, Freelance
Video Media Award (Television and Online)
WINNER: Hermien Roelvert, 50/50
MERIT WINNER: Joy Summers, Carte Blanche
MERIT WINNER: Monique Mortlock, EWN
Audio Media Award (Radio and Online)
MERIT WINNER: Minoshni Pillay, SABC (DBN)
Nick Steele Memorial Award for the Enviromentalist of the Year
WINNER: John Masson, LBD Biodiversity
The Magqubu Ntombela and Ian Player Cub award
WINNER: Bertus Louw, 50/50
“We at SAB would like to congratulate all the entrants who submitted work that grabbed the attention of their readers and our panel of judges. We also wish our winners congratulations on their amazing achievement,” says Chalmers.