The International Communication Awards “Centinelas of mañana” (Morning Sentinel) have been awarded, promoted by the Spanish Foundation “White Report” on the occasion of World Youth Day (WYD), to be held in August in Madrid.
Among all the journalistic work received, from a large number of countries (Portugal, Ukraine, Italy, Spain, United States, Guatemala, Cuba, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina and Australia), the jury chose a documentary on Peru, a Portuguese article, two radio programs and a Spanish website. Each winner will receive $ 1,000 and a scholarship for a master’s degree in communication at a Spanish university. The awards ceremony will take place in Madrid on August 16, during the cultural events of World Youth Day.
The jury awarded the prize for “Best Radio space” to two works: the “Salida de emergencia” (emergency exit) broadcast on Radio Maria, Joaquín Cañas, by Pozuelo de Alarcón (Madrid), and the program “Doy Fe de ello “(Testimony of faith) by Manuel Serrano and Isabel Egido, University Miguel Hernández of Elche (Alicante). In the category “Best audiovisual documentary “, the prize was won by Sandra Rodriguez Benavides, Pax Televisión, Lima (Peru), for ” De Sidney a Madrid” (From Sydney to Madrid).
“Best news article” dedicated to “Las jornadas que transforman” (The days that change), published in the magazine Famiglia Cristiana, was won by Ricardo Joao Perna, Portugal. The award “Best proposed multimedia journalism on the Internet” has been assigned to the web project www.gazteliza.org, by the Youth Ministry of the Diocese of San Sebastián, Juan Pablo Aroztegi Esnaola (Guipúzcoa).