Two journalists from Sun Media Group have won awards in the Journalism Award 2019.
The awards by the Maldives Media Council (MMC) were won by Sun Online Journalist Muzayyin Nazim and Shafna Hussein.
Muzayyin won the award for the Most Promising Journalist Award as well as the Award for Investigative Journalism. Shafna won the award for the Social category.
Mohamed Wishaam from Avas Online won the award in the Political category while Muizz Ibrahim won the award for the Legal category.
In the Environment category, Emaan Anwar from Avas Online won the award while the Sports and Feature category award was won by Mohamed Hamdhoon.
Mohamed Afrah from Avas Online once again won the award for Business and Economy category. In the award for the Business and Economy category for the Broadcasting, Simaaha Naseem won while VTV’s Shurufa Naseem won the award for the Feature Report category for Broadcasting. Shurufa also won the award for Video Journalism while Nishaan Ali won the award for Photo Journalism.
A special plaque was also awarded to recognize the work of the missing journalist Rilwan Abdulla. Rilwan’s family received the special plaque by the MMC.