THE country's premier agriculture awards will start its roadshow on March 27 this year at the Widus Hotek in Pampanga.
Media practitioners in print, radio, and TV based in Pampanga are expected to attend the roadshow. The roadshow will be Bright Leaf’s first visit in the province.
The Bright Leaf caravan, which was initiated by PMFTC Inc., will embark on a nationwide swing, stopping over in key cities and provinces to invite agriculture journalists to submit entries to the competition, which will culminate with the awarding ceremonies in November.
The Bright Leaf Agriculture Journalism Awards aims to support agriculture and honor Filipino journalists by giving recognition to outstanding work in media that promotes the development of, and creates awareness on issues relating to Philippine agriculture.
Bright Leaf invites journalist nationwide to submit entries in the following categories: Agriculture Story of the Year; Agriculture Photo of the Year; Tobacco Story of the Year; Tobacco Photo of the Year; Best Television Program or Segment; Best Radio Program or Segment; Best Agriculture News Story National; Best Agriculture News Story Regional; Best Agriculture Feature Story National; and Best Agriculture Feature Story Regional.
Since its launch in 2007, the Bright Leaf Agriculture Journalism Awards has become the premier competition for agriculture journalist all over the Philippines. For the past 10 years, print, TV, Radio and photo journalist have actively and eagerly participated in this competition to find out who will be chosen as the crème of the crop.