VITEBSK, 24 June (BelTA) – BelTA journalists have received three diplomas and three statuettes of the 18th edition of the Golden Letter mass media competition, BelTA has learned.
“You have certainly deserved this, you have deserved these awards due to your dedicated and painstaking work, high-quality journalism. Looking at our nominees, I would like to wish each of you to stay on point, defend the truth so that our dear Belarus could stay united,” First Deputy Information Minister Andrei Kuntsevich said as he presented the award to the winner of the nomination “The best Internet project of the editorial board of offline and online media”. This award went to the project On Point on the BelTA YouTube channel.
The newspaper 7 Days published by BelTA won the nomination “The best publications on sport and tourism”.
Svetlana Sukharko, Deputy Editor-in-Chief - Editor of the Political and Social Information Department at BelTA received the Golden Letter award in the nomination “The best reporter of the national print media, news agencies, online media”.
A diploma in the nomination “The best reporter of the national print media, news agencies, online media” was granted to the correspondent of BelTA's 7 Days newspaper Marina Manuilik.
Natalya Kozich, Head of the Special Projects Department of the Visual Information Editorial Board at BelTA, won a diploma in the nomination “Best analytical material (journalistic investigation, topical article, op ed, review)”.
BelTA's photojournalist Pavel Orlovsky was awarded a diploma in the nomination “The best photojournalist of the national print media, news agencies, online media”.
The Golden Letter national competition is held annually to promote the print media, to implement the official information policy, to improve the professional and ideological level of the media, to stimulate the creativity of journalists and other creative workers involved in the production of content. This year the jury received more than 380 entries. The statuette went to 21 of them. The competition is held by the Information Ministry.