The best of the best in the South African community newspaper industry came together at Leriba Hotel and Spa in Centurion on Friday 19 July 2019 for the annual Forum of Community Journalists’ Excellence Awards. Journalists and newspapers were honoured for work published in 2018.

Michelle Pienaar of George Herald was awarded the very prestigious title of Journalist of the Year and Salome Kotze of Klerksdorp Rekord was chosen as the Photographer of the Year.

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 and journalists from all over the country and across all media houses compete against each other to award the best of the best in South Africa.

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