Algeria - Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune supervised yesterday, Sunday, at the International Conference Center “Abdellatif Rahal” (Algiers), the ceremony of handing over the President of the Republic’s Award to the Professional Journalist in its ninth edition.
This edition was devoted to the topics “The New Algeria and the Problem of Food and Water Security,” “The New Algeria: Empowering Youth Energies and Creative Capabilities,” as well as “Energy Security and Its Geopolitical Dimensions.”
In the written journalism category, the first prize went to Samia Boulaloua from Al-Hewar newspaper, the second prize to journalist Assia Bousta from the Orizen newspaper, and the third prize went to Lamia Harzalawi from Al-Fajr newspaper.
In the television media category, the first prize was won by journalist Soufiane Magnine, the second prize by journalist Ammar Hallas, and third place by journalist Nadira Arao from the Algerian Public Television Corporation.
As for the radio media category, the first prize was won equally by journalist Ikram Shteiwi and Muhammad Al-Amin Badri from the National Broadcasting Corporation, while the second prize was won by journalist Iman Jama from Mila Radio, and the third prize went to journalist Noura Sayhi from the second radio channel.
In the electronic media, the first prize was shared equally with journalists Ali Qataf and Bashir Bounouba from the electronic newspaper Al-Shabab TV. The second prize was won by Ahmed Kasita from the electronic newspaper La Patrie News. The third prize went to journalist Abdel-Hakim Balghaith from the Algerian News Agency.
On the occasion of this ceremony, the Chairman of the Jury of the President of the Republic Award for Professional Journalist in its ninth edition, Mr. Belkacem Ahsan Djaballah, and members of the Jury, were also honored.
A number of certificates of encouragement were also awarded to a number of media professionals working in various national media outlets.
At the conclusion of the ceremony, members of the media sector honored President Tebboune for his support for the media and journalism sector. This honor was presented by the Chairman of the President of the Republic’s Award for Professional Journalist Committee in its ninth edition.
It is noteworthy that the ceremony of handing over the President’s Award to the Professional Journalist took place in the presence of senior state officials and members of the government, as well as officials of national media institutions and guests from Arab media professionals.