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Who will be the best?

The SA media industry and its leading journalists will rival for top honours in reporting on the property industry in the fiercely contested SAPOA Property Journalism Awards.

The award winners will be announced at the year’s most influential property event: the 44th annual SAPOA (South African Property Owners Association) International Convention and Property Exhibition in Durban in May.

This year, entries climbed to an impressive 28. The competition also recognises online property news journalism in a stand-alone category for the first time.

Besides ‘Best Online Property News’, awards will be given in a further three categories: Best Property News Journalist, Best Property Feature Journalist and Best Property Publication.
Sponsored by Hermans & Roman Property Solutions for the third consecutive year, the awards identify SA property journalists who have made a significant contribution to commercial property news coverage.

“Property journalism is a highly specialised field. As well as journalistic skill, it needs an understanding encompassing all dynamics of the built environment: financial, economic, legal, spatial, environmental, consumer and beyond,” says SAPOA CEO Neil Gopal.

The judging panel for 2012 includes: Athalea Minnaar of Hermans & Roman Property Solutions, Mpumi Madisa of Prestige Cleaning and Chairperson for SAPOA marketing committee, Brian Azizollahoff of Capstone Property Group  and Chairman of the SAPOA Property Journalism Awards, Mike Rodel of Rebosis Property Fund and Izak Petersen of Dipula Income Fund.
Kevin Roman, of sponsor Hermans & Roman, explains the awards are driven by the desire to encourage quality coverage of the property industry in the media.

“By recognising journalistic and media achievements on the subject of real estate, we are recognising quality journalism were knowledgeable, thought-provoking content is imperative in maintaining a progressive property sector of international standards,” says Roman.
The two winning journalists will each walk away with a R10,000 prize and trophy, while the winning print and online news sources will each receive trophies for their achievements.



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