147 works shortlisted for National Press Awards 2019

Friday, 2019-05-31 16:04:30
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Nhan Dan's Editor-in-chief Thuan Huu speaking at the final round of the National Press Awards. (Photo: VNA)
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NDO - The assessment process of the National Press Awards 2019 has entered its final phase where the jury council will select the best works from a shortlist of 147 works to honour at an awards ceremony scheduled for next month.

The works under consideration in the final round were shortlisted from more than 1,600 eligible submissions belonging to 11 different categories.

Nhan Dan’s Editor-in-chief Thuan Huu, also chairman of the jury council, stated that 2019 is the year with the largest number of submitted works in the 13-year history of the awards.

This year saw the participation of 120 journalists’ associations and is the second consecutive year that the award organisers have received entries from all 63 provincial journalists associations.

The entries selected for the final round are typical efforts which have high quality content, format and have created a strong impact on public opinion.

The jury council is composed of experienced, reputable and impartial journalists, who are able to identify good pieces and good writers.

The final round takes place on May 31 and June 1.