TVJ's Andrea Chisholm, Journalist of the Year, leads National Journalism Awards winners

December 4, 2017 4:19 AM

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Andrea Chisholm the RJRGleaner Communications Group is the Press Association of Jamaica’s Journalist of the Year for 2017 at the Annual National Journalism Awards on Saturday night.

Chisholm, principally assigned to Television Jamaica, also copped the Carl Wint Award for Human Interest Feature Story.

Certificate of Merit—Television Jamaica (High Government Cell Phone Bills)

Certificate of Merit: Sean Grant, KLAS Sports Radio (Dominic James’ passing)

Winner, Print Media: Kimberley Hibbert—Jamaica Observer (Prep School refuses boy, Four years in hospital, Murdered Meadowbrook student)

Certificate of Merit—Nadine Wilson-Harris, the Gleaner (Abandoned at Hospital, Waiting in Pain, Scheming Schools)

Certificate of Merit—Jovan Johnson, the Gleaner (Fire them, Chinese land saga, Get it out, Government bows to pressure)

Winner, Electronic Media: Giovanni Dennis, Television Jamaica (Cornwall Regional Hospital Crisis, People with Disabilities, UWI Hall Fees)

Certificate of Merit—Andrea Chisolm, Television Jamaica (Ministers’ Telephone Bills, Massive Landslides, Al Miller’s Press Conference)

Certificate of Merit—Nationwide News Team (Caricel, Ian Hayles, Chaos at Children’s Agencies)

Certificate of Merit—Kalilah Reynolds, Nationwide News (BOJ Dollar Interventions)

Winner, Print Media: Corey Robinson, the Gleaner (Dignified in the face of death)

Certificate of Merit—Jediael Carter, Jamaica Observer (Rugged Living in the Streets of Downtown Kingston)

Winner, Electronic Media: Andrea Chisolm, TVJ (Massive Landslides in Portland)

Certificate of Merit: Andrew Laidley, Business Access TV (The Sweet Truth)

Certificate of Merit: Giovanni Dennis, RJR 94-FM (Bullying – the Unchecked Monster)

Certificate of Merit: Maurice Aljoe & ramon Lindsay, Business Access TV (Creating Wealth: Mais Farms)

2nd Place: Certificate of Merit—Gladstone Taylor (Sorrowful School Spirit)

Winner: Gordon Robinson, the Gleaner (Portia’s Pathetic Exit, Tell him where to Chuck it, Election Circus for Clowns)

Certificate of Merit - Mark Ricketts (Shaw’s Budget Bungle, PNP Leader must start anew, Government has to cut back)

Certificate of Merit - Zaheer Clarke (Gatlin is not a two-time drug cheat, Nesta Carter’s only shot at a successful appeal, Sports journalists and columnists—let us lift the standards)

Certificate of Merit: Anthony Morgan, Business Access TV (Ransomewear Wannacry)

Certificate of Merit: Kimberley Hibbert, Jamaica Observer (Need Your Doctor Fast? Now there’s an app for that)

Certificate of Merit: Andrew Laidley, Business Access TV (Plastic Menace)

Certificate of Merit: Giovanni Dennis, TVJ (Cornwall Regional Hospital Crisis)

Certificate of Merit: Nadine Wilson-Harris, the Gleaner (Cancer can destroy an entire family)

Certificate of Merit: Vashan Brown, TVJ (The Impact of extreme weather on farmers)

Certificate of Merit: Nadine Wilson-Harris, the Gleaner (They Stole My Pension)


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