“What the Mondi-Shanduka competition shows, however, is that a great deal of our output is journalism that really merits the name. It is also noteworthy that this high quality output, which contributes so much to public interest, comes especially from one sector of the media industry: the printed press. If newspapers have their wings clipped, whether from political or economic forces, the knock-on significance for society would be devastating.” Professor Guy Berger, 2010.
Read on for all the results, in all the categories.
Winner: Mzilikazi wa Afrika and Stephan Hofstatter (Sunday Times)
Finalists: Omphitlhetse Mooki (The Star); Gloria Edwards (Beeld); Angelique Serrao (The Star).
Commended: Fanie van Rooyen (Beeld); Kathryn Kimberley and Xolisa Mgwatyu (Daily Dispatch); Adriaan Basson, Babalwa Shota and Julian Jansen (City Press)
ANALYSIS, COMMENTARY & ENTERPRISE NEWS
Winner: Samantha Reinders and Mara Kardas-Nelson (Mail & Guardian)
Finalist: Ingi Salgado (Business Report)
Winner: Dana Snyman (Beeld, Die Burger & Volksblad)
Finalists: Charl Blignaut (Sunday Times); Niren Tolsi (Mail & Guardian); Willemien Brümmer (Die Burger)
Commended: Murray la Vita (Die Burger); Beauregard Tromp (The Star; Shaun Smillie (The Star)
Winner: Matuma Letsoalo (Mail & Guardian)
Finalists: Mzilikazi wa Afrika and Stephan Hofstatter (Sunday Times); Jacques Pauw (City Press); Herman Scholtz (Rapport and City Press)
Commended: Julian Rademeyer, Jacques Pauw and Andrew Trench (City Press); Antoinette Pienaar (Beeld); Craig McKune (Cape Times)
Winner: Willem Kempen and Louis Kruger (Beeld, Burger & Volksblad)
Finalists: Nikiwe Bikitsha (Mail & Guardian); Willem Kempen (Beeld)
Commended: Phumla Matjila (Sunday Times); Katy Chance (Business Day)
Winner: Wilson Mgobhozi (The Star)
Finalist: Zapiro (The Times and M&G); Bethuel Mangena (Sunday World)
Winner: Rudi Louw (City Press)
Finalists: John McCann (Mail & Guardian), Morne Schaap (Media 24)
Winner: Yolanda Barnard (Sondag)
Finalists: Prince Chauke was initially listed as a finalist. However, the Sunday Sun subsequently withdrew his entries in response to follow a complaint they received by a member of the public. As a result, Chauke’s status in this category has fallen away.
Winner: Judy de Vega (The Herald)
Finalists: Felix Dlangamandla (Beeld / Rapport)
Commendation: Paballo Thekiso (Saturday Star); Cornel van Heerden (Foto 24);
James Oatway (Sunday Times)
Winner: Cornel van Heerden (Foto 24)
Finalists: Herman Verwey (Beeld); Phill Magakoe (Pretoria News); Alon Skuy (The Times); Theana Breugem (Beeld); Deaan Vivier (Foto 24 / Beeld)
Commended: Alet Pretorius (Foto 24; Beeld / Die Burger / Volksblad / Rapport); Cornel van Heerden (Foto 24)
Winner: Alon Skuy (The Times)
Finalists: Deaan Vivier (Foto 24) /Beeld / Die Burger / Volksblad / Rapport); Herman Verwey (Rapport); Antoine de Ras (The Star)
PRESENTATION (LAYOUT AND DESIGN)
Winner: Andries Gouws (Beeld)
Finalists: Debbie van der Merwe (Rapport, Mytyd); Nina Clark (The Star)
Winner: Sameer Naik (Saturday Star)
Finalist: Niren Tolsi (Mail & Guardian)
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