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Free Word Winners Announced

07.05.2015 Source: Press service of the Belarusian Association of Journalists

On May 7, the jury of the creative contest for journalists Volnaye Slova (Free Word)  announced the names of the winners; the awarding ceremony is held traditionally at the beginning of May, dedicated to the Press Freedom Day.

INFORMATIONAL GENRES:

Lukashuk Zmitser (Euroradio, euroradio.fm). Euroradio helps free 8 captive Ukrainian soldiers

Lidziya Mikheyeva (Belarusskiy Zhurnal, journalby.com). War: cute and not scary (Ru)

Pankavets Zmitser (Nasha Niva, nn.by).  Fed up with the police's state (By)

 

ANALYTICAL GENRES:

Pavel Sviardlou (Timer Magazine, timermag.by). Linked with one chain (Ru)

Iosif Siaredzich (Narodnaya Volya, nv-online.info). We miss them (By)

Seviaryna Kviatkouski (Belarusskiy Zhurnal, journalby.com). Moscow war opened up Belarusians (By)

 

PUBLICIST GENRES:

Zmitser Halko (Novy Chas, novychas.info). Kiborgs are guys from the next door yard (By)

Aleh Hardziyenka (Nasha Niva, nn.by). Orsha Battle of 1514. A report from the battlefield (By)

Tatsiana Matsveyeva, Vitebsk (Tut.by). Through camps and electroshock. How patriots sacrificed their young years and health for Belarus in 1940 (By)

 

JOURNALISTIC INVESTIGATION:

Yahor Martsinovich (Nasha Niva, nn.by). Drazdy №2: full list of officials who got the land of value $10 million

Volha Deksnis  (Komsomolskaya Pravda v Belarusi, kp.by). How I worked as a waitress in a Vietnamese cafe Saigon (Parts Частка 1, Частка 2, Частка 3, Частка 4, Частка 5, Частка 6).

Alena Spasiuk (BelaPAN, naviny.by).  "Golden" punches installed in the public transport of Minsk

 

DEBUT:

Raman Stefanenka, Krychau / Minsk (90s.by – multimedia history project). White Legion Created

Volha Shyrakastup, Baranavichy (Intex-press, intex-press.by). Teachers get to be free builders, social workers and accountants at a time.

Nastassia Rouda, Maladzechna  (Rehiyanalnaya Hazeta, rh.by). Shooting of Jews in Valozhyn. Witnesses talk

 

The jury:

Andrei Skurko

Aliaksandr Starykevich

Anzhela Belush

Anatol Huliayeu

Maxim Zhbankou

Andrei Aliaksandrau

Yuras Karmanau, president of the jury

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