Eleven (11) awards will be presented on Sunday as adjudicated by Dr. Canute James of CARIMAC, when the Media Workers Association of Grenada hosts the ninth (9th) annual MWAG Media Awards in the south of the island.
Over 60 entries were received from media workers in the fields of television, radio, newspaper and online; 42 entries came from television, 11 from newspaper, seven from radio and four from online publications.
The entries were made in fifteen (15) categories including Best Business Story, Best Agriculture Story, Best Sports Story, Best Human Interest and Best Current Affairs Feature.
Two (2) awards will also be presented for outstanding contributions to the development of the media and the event will also see the naming of the 2014 winners of the Anthony Jericho Greenidge Award and the People’s Choice Award.
Guest speaker, Michael Bascombe is expected to address those in attendance on the theme for the awards, “Complimenting development, pioneering freedom of the press and effective dissemination of information”.
The prestigious event will be held at the Grenada Trade Centre from 6:30 p.m.