Irie Fm News Editor Natalie Campbell cops third ‘Best Radio Feature/Documentary’ award
Irie Fm won the top award for the Best Radio Feature or Documentary at the Press Association of Jamaica, (PAJ)’s National Journalism Awards, ceremony on Saturday night.
News editor Natalie Campbell received the award for her three-part feature : ‘Parched – Surviving the Drought’.
The PAJ awards ceremony took place at the Courtleigh Auditorium, in Kingston.
The judges said Ms Campbell’s work is a pleasure to listen to, was well written and professionally delivered.
The feature highlighted the challenges faced by farmers due to the months long drought this year.
This is the third time Ms Campbell has won the award for Best Radio Feature or Documentary. She captured the award in 2017 and 2019.
Irie Fm’s news reporter Myesha Broadie was also nominated for the best radio feature documentary as well as the Unicef Award for excellence in reporting on children’s rights.
Ms. Broadie won the Unicef award for excellence in reporting on children’s rights last year for her feature, ‘Childrens Cry’.
Ms Campbell and Ms Broadie were among over 50 journalists, from print and electronic media houses islandwide, who were short listed for 23 award categories.
The event is the culmination of National Journalism Week, with this year’s theme being “Journalism’s Power: Truth Unleashed”.
Irie Fm news congratulates Ms Campbell and Ms Broadie on their achievements.