MANILA, Feb. 1, 2013— The Diocese of Pasig will hold its first Catholic Mass Media Awards to provide an opportunity for local print and broadcast journalists to be recognized in their fields of work.
Search period has started last month with the deadline for submission of entries on March 31. Screening period is from April 1 to May 15 while awarding of winners is on May 17.
All entries must be those products released from January 2012 until March 30, 2013.
The diocese said that entries should also promote “love for God, love for truth, love for family and life, love for positive Filipino values, and love for natural environment.”
Award categories include Best Newsletter/Magazine, Best News, Opinion, or Feature Article, Best Video Documentary, Best News Photo and Best Website.
Organizers said any person or institution, religious or secular, governmental or non-governmental, parish and school, within the territory of Pasig diocese may nominate or call them to nominate a meritorious media production.
A person or institute may also submit more than one entry in each category. Entries need not be religious in nature nor the participants be exclusively Catholics.
Entry forms are downloadable from www.dioceseofpasig.org. (CBCPNews)