The Council runs the Annual Journalism Excellence Awards [AJEA] in May each year targeted to coincide with the World Press Freedom Day marked on 3rd May. The main objectives of the award are: to recognise and award excellence in journalism, encourage professionalism in the practices of journalism as provided for by the Code of Conduct for the Practice of Journalism in Kenya and to encourage Development Journalism in Kenya in respect to Vision 2030.
The journalism awards is an important tool of encouraging journalists to excel and to adopt a professional style that is acutely conscious of its role as an agent of change and development in the country.
The Media Council of Kenya will hold its 3rd Media Awards on 3rd May 2014, Download Entry Form Here.
Media Council of Kenya Annual Journalism Excellence Awards (AJEA) 2014 Poster