Finalists announced in Sikuvile Journalism Awards, Coca-Cola wins Content Grand Prix at WARC Awards, All the goings-on from the 2018 MTV and TV Awards.
Finalists named in Frewin, McCall and Joel Mervis Awards
As part of the Sikuvile Journalism Awards, the finalists in the Frewin, McCall and Joel Mervis Awards have been announced.
The Frewin competition has been in existence for the past 68 years and recognises urban daily newspapers with a circulation above 40 000 that excel in the criteria laid down by the industry.
The McCall competition has been in existence for the past 57 years. It recognises urban daily newspapers. This year’s its entry criterium changed from a circulation of 50 000 and less to a circulation of 40 000 and less.
In existence for the over 22 years, the Joel Mervis Award recognises urban weekly newspapers irrespective of their circulation that excel in the criteria laid down by the industry. This competition is limited to weekly newspapers which have separate teams which produce it.
2018 Frewin Finalists:
2018 McCall Finalists:
Mail and Guardian
2018 Joel Mervis Finalists:
The winners will be announced at the prize-giving function on 13 September 2018.
Coca-Cola wins Content Grand Prix at WARC Awards
A campaign created by FP7/CAIRO for Coca-Cola around the African Cup of Nations has won the Grand Prix in the Effective Content Strategy category at the 2018 WARC Awards.
The category rewards branded content strategies that can demonstrate a business outcome.
Coke is facing a challenging time in Egypt, as its rival Pepsi is the official sponsor of the African Cup of Nations, and Egyptian fans are losing interest in following their national team because there is a ban on live attendances. The soft drink beverage manufacturer has had to rethink and rework its strategy in this market.
To read more about the brand and its strategy, published by WARC, click here.
Black Panther shines at MTV and TV Awards
Black Panther dominated the movie categories at this year’s MTV and TV Awards, scooping four honours in total.
Television super-show Stranger Things topped the television categories, also taking home four honours.
A full list of the winners, along with a review of the awards ceremony, published by Channel24, can be found here.
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