YPC Weekly Newsletter



On September 18 the results of competition of TV newscast among private TV
companies, held by Internews Armenia with financial assistance of USAID, were
announced. The prize in the nomination “News program of Yerevan-Based TV company”
was awarded to “Horizon” newscast of “Shant” (Yerevan), and journalist of the
same channel Artak Hovhannissian became an awardee in nomination “Report on
specific events: at the right time and place”. The winner in the nomination
of “News program of regional TV company” is “Fortuna” TV (Stepanavan). The award
“Special report: special approach” was granted to Nerses Matinian (“Interkap”
TV, Vanadzor). In two nominations “Mirror: thematic report on the role of media”
and “Journalistic investigation: closed folder” no prizes were conferred. Also,
two special prizes were awarded to “Yerkir-Media” TV for the best launch and
innovative approach and Hakob Badalian (“AR” TV) for unique style. Incentive
awards were granted: “Keen glance” – Hasmik Ohanian (“Kentron” TV), “Promising
start” – Christina Mkrtchian (“Shant” TV, Gyumri) and Irina Hovhannissian (“Yerkir-Media”).