Nestlé Nigeria PLC, a leading nutrition, health, and wellness company has announced the launch of the third edition of Nestlé Nigeria Media Awards which aims to recognize and reward professionalism and excellence in journalism, celebrating the outstanding contributions of media professionals in Nigeria.
The awards provide a platform for highlighting the expertise and dedication of journalists focused on nutrition, building thriving communities and protecting the planet, across various platforms. This year’s edition promises to be even more remarkable, as it continues to honour those who have demonstrated outstanding skills in reporting, investigative journalism, feature writing, and other categories.
Speaking on the award launch, the Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Manager at Nestlé Nigeria, Victoria Uwadoka said “We are excited to host the 3rd edition of Nestlé Nigeria Media Awards.
“This platform allows us to acknowledge and appreciate the invaluable role that journalists play in shaping public opinion and driving positive change in our society.
“Nestlé Nigeria remains committed to supporting the media industry and promoting the highest standards of journalism. The Media Awards serve as a testament to this commitment, providing a platform for us to highlight and reward the exceptional talent and professionalism of journalists in Nigeria.” She concluded.
The awards will cover categories aligned with Nestlé’s focus areas, including Affordable Nutrition, Environmental Sustainability, Access to Water, Improving Household Incomes, Youth Empowerment, Women Empowerment, Finance, Building Thriving Communities, Agriculture, Nutrition Education for Children and WASH, published in print, online or broadcast channels.
A distinguished panel of judges, comprising industry experts and seasoned communicators, will evaluate the entries based on criteria such as accuracy, originality, impact, balance, depth, and adherence to ethical standards.
Winners of the Nestlé Nigeria Media Awards will receive designated prizes, professional development opportunities, and the prestigious recognition that comes with this esteemed accolade.
The awards ceremony will be a grand celebration of the media industry, bringing together journalists, media organizations, and key stakeholders to celebrate the media for collaborating with Nestle during the year. The awards ceremony is scheduled to hold on Friday, December 8, 2023.
The Call for Entries for the third edition of Nestlé Nigeria Media Awards will open on October 16, 2023, and close on November 16, 2023.