NewsBrands Ireland Launches Journalism Awards 2018
Award winning entrepreneur Jerry Kennelly has been announced as the brand new Chair of the Judging Pane for this 12 months’s Journalism Awards which can be organised via NewsBrands Ireland.
Kennelly will preside over an impartial judging panel in an effort to be tasked with whittling the thousands of entries into 26 normal winners and selecting the annual Journalist of the Year. Steeped in newspapers from an early age, Kennelly discovered his craft in his own family’s Tralee primarily based information and publishing enterprise, Kerry’s Eye. By 1981, he had founded Newsfax, an unbiased news and image organisation. He then installation Stockbyte and Stockdisc which were received through Getty Images in 2006. In 2011, Jerry set up Tweak, a global layout generation commercial enterprise.
The 2018 judging panel may be made up of independent figures from outside and inside the newspaper industry, all selected for his or her integrity and dedication to the best journalistic standards. The annual awards are once again backed via the National Lottery. The Awards will take location in November in Dublin’s Mansion House.
Commenting on the release of this year’s Journalism Awards, Vincent Crowley, Chairman of NewsBrands Ireland stated: “We’re delighted to welcome Jerry Kennelly as our new Judging Panel Chairman. He brings with him a knowledge and ardour for journalism which will be of considerable fee to the Awards judging manner.
“The Journalism Awards’ new Campaign of the Year class will show off how Irish newspapers, via their reporting and campaigns, make a contribution undoubtedly to civic life and the public true. Public interest journalism campaigns hold the powerful responsible, growth transparency and beef up democracy, as well as presenting an crucial platform for communities to rally around causes. Good luck to all of this year’s entrants,” he delivered.