02 November 2017

Journalists of the hemisphere celebrate their success

IAPA's annual awards for journalistic excellence, more than 100 editors and journalists were acknowledged.
In the photo, the Art Director of O Estado de S. Paulo, Brazil, Fabio Sales, winner of the prize in the category Data Journalism, takes a selfie with the members of the IAPA Awards Commission, from left to right, Leonor Etchevehére, of El Diario de Paraná, Argentina; Daniel McCosh from TV Azteca, Mexico; Carlos Jornet, La Voz del Interior, Córdoba, Argentina; Armando Castilla de Vanguardia from Saltillo, Mexico; Idiana Chirinos from NTV24, Bogotá, Colombia and Carlos Salinas from Diario de Coahuila, Saltillo, Mexico.


IAPA's annual awards for journalistic excellence were held on Sunday, October 29, at the Natural History Museum in Salt Lake City, Utah, host city of the 73rd General Assembly of the IAPA.

The vice president of the Awards Commission, Carlos Salinas, of El Diario de Coahuila, Saltillo, Mexico, led the ceremony that acknowledged more than 100 editors and journalists from the hemisphere in 13 categories.

A party with dancing followed after the awards ceremony that could be attended by about 20 of the award-winning journalists. The Natural History Museum of the state capital of Utah is one with the largest amount of reconstructed skeletons and dinosaur fossils in the United States.

The party, among many bones, lasted for several hours in an atmosphere of comradery and celebration for the achievements of the continent's press.

See the complete list of winners at http://www.sipiapa.org/notas/1211635-la-sip-anuncia-los-premios-excelencia-periodistica-2017