Winners: FCJ Excellence Awards for 2017

It was a night filled with glitz and glamour on Friday 29 June 2018 when the best of the best in the South African community newspaper industry came together at Leriba Hotel and Spa in Centurion for the annual Forum of Community Journalists Excellence Awards.

The awards have been presented under the auspices of the Forum of Community Journalists (FCJ) for over two decades now and are widely considered as the “Oscars” of the local and community media industry.

At the FCJ Excellence Awards local and community newspapers from all over the country and across all media houses compete against each other to award the best of the best in South Africa.

In the judges’ report they state the following: Our general impression is that the local newspapers are still very much alive in South Africa. They are indeed serving their communities very well.

Download the list of all the winners here.