The Campus Journalism Awards was initiated in 2018 by Youths Digest to recognise and reward, annually, outstanding campus writers and journalists who have made extra-ordinary contribution to development of journalism practice in Nigeria.
Candidates for the awards are shortlisted from a pool of nominees whose entries have gone through a rigorous process of screening.
The award consists of 15 categories namely: Upcoming Writer, Entertainment Writer, Sports Writer, News Reporter, Gender Equality, Broadcaster, Photo-journalist, Pen Club, Author, Social Media Influencer, Investigative Journalist, Features Writer, Editor, Campus Magazine, Syndicated Writer as well as the Campus Journalist of the Year who is the overall winner.
Entries must be from students of tertiary institutions in Nigeria or Nigeria bordering countries either through associates, lecturers, press clubs and faculties. Students can also self-nominate. The entry must be original work published/aired between January 2021 and October 2021.
If you are submitting a work produced on print/broadcast material, kindly send it to [email protected] alongside the other details required. Please indicate in the entry form (Attachment sent to mail).