More than 110 stories are running for the 2017 Tropical Journalist Award
The fourth edition of the Tropical Journalist Award by the Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine received 113 reports running for the prize, from which 21 in the TV category, 54 in the printed media category and 38 in the On-line category11/07/2017
The fourth edition of the Tropical Journalist Award by the Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine received 113 stories running for the prize, from which 21 in the TV category, 54 in the printed media category and 38 in the recently added On-line category.
The prize is under dispute by several vehicles representing several Brazilian states: Revista Pesquisa FAPESP; Portal O Povo (CE); TV Cabo Branco – Rede Globo affiliate in João Pessoa; Jornal Pioneiro – newspaper from Caxias do Sul (RS) and part of Grupo RBS; Gazeta do Povo (PR); Portal Local Odonto; Site Tribuna Parlamentar da Assembleia Legislativa de Pernambuco [Website of Pernambuco Chamber of Deputies]; Site of the Mayor’s Office of Balneário Camboriú (SC); Revista Ponto de Encontro – journal of Drogarias Pacheco; Portal Janela Urbana (PA); Diário Catarinense – Globo affiliate in Santa Catarina; RBS TV Passo Fundo – Globo affiliate in Rio Grande do Sul; Portal G1; Jornal Diário de Pernambuco; Blog Diário de Pernambuco; Correio da Paraíba; Revista digital Motherboard – culture, science and technology channel of VICE (Canadian media, currently based in New York and with affiliates in over 20 countries, including Brazil); Revista AG – part of Jornal A Gazeta (ES); Site da Revista AG; Revista Super Saudável – Yakult publication aiming health professionals; Revista Exame – Editora Abril; Site OTM Culture; Agência Social de Notícias – Campinas (SP); Jornal A Tribuna Regional – Cravinhos (SP); Revista LChain – Encarte do Jornal A Tribuna Regional; Jornal A União (PB); Revista Saúde – Editora Abril; Jornal Correio do Povo (RS); UnBTV – Canal da Universidade de Brasília; TV Globo Alagoas; Revista Galileu – Editora Globo; TV Bahia; Revista Segredos da Mente – Editora Alto Astral; Portal Tribuna do Ceará; Agência Brasil/EBC; Portal Notícia Comentada – Recife (PE); Diário do Pará; Jornal O Globo; Revista Aldeia – de Cascavel, no Paraná; Jornal A Tribuna – Baixada Santista; TV Mar – Alagoas; Tablóide Brasil de Fato (MG); Jornal Diário do Nordeste (CE); TV Correio SBT (PA); Jornal O Povo (CE); Jornal O Pioneiro (ES); Revista Calçada dos Bichos – Moema e Região; TV Pajuçara – afiliada Record em Alagoas; TV Brasil; Grupo CBN; TV Naipi – afiliada do SBT, Foz do Iguaçu (PR); Jornal Correio da Paraíba.
A judging commission composed by BSTM members and a communications professional will analyze the candidate reports. Besides the sum of R$ 1,500 in cash for the winners of the TV, printed media and on-line categories, the winners will be invited to join the 53rd Congress in order to receive the 2017 Tropical Journalist Award. The event will happen in Cuiaba, from August 27 to 30.
The first edition of the Tropical Journalist Award had 48 registered reports, from which 20 in the TV category and 28 in the printed media category. The winner of the Printed Press Media, the series of reports Neglected diseases in Pará, by news reporter Ismael Machado, from the Diário do Pará newspaper. The winner in the TV category was the special report Leprosy, the story Brazil doesnt know, by reporter Manuella Castro, from TV Brasil. The awarding took place during the 50th MedTrop opening ceremony, in Rio Branco, from August 26 to 30, 2014.
The following newspapers and stations competed for the prize: TV Brasil – Brazilian Broadcasting Company (EBC); Jornal Diário do Pará – Edição Eletrônica; O Estadão; Rede TV MG; TV Brasil – Brasília; Folha de São Paulo; TV Globo Minas; TEM – Globo affiliate in Sorocaba region; TV Pajuçara – Record affiliate in Maceió; EPTV, Globo affiliate in South Minas Gerais; Folha de Londrina; RBS TV Erechim, Globo affiliate in Rio Grande do Sul; Ric TV Record Blumenau, Record affiliate in Santa Catarina; Revista Radis / Fiocruz; TV Rondônia, Globo affiliate; Jornal Extra online, from Rio de Janeiro; Jornal Correio Braziliense; Jornal Diário do Nordeste, Fortaleza/CE; RICTV Record, from Florianópolis e Jornal do Tocantins.
The second edition of the Tropical Journalist Award by the Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine received 112 reports to run for the prize, from which 60 in the TV category and 52 in the printed media category. The BSTMs judging commission, after carefully examining all reports, chose as the winner in the Printed Media category the special article about tropical diseases and biotechnology, a series of four complementary reports about tropical diseases, by Vilhena Soares, from the Correio Braziliense newspaper, circulated from January 4 to 7. The winner in the TV category was a series of 43 reports, by Mauricio Rebellato, from RBS TV Santa Rosa, Globo affiliate in Rio Grande do Sul, aired from March 17 to April 22. The awarding took place during the 51st MedTrop opening ceremony, in Fortaleza, from June 14 to 17, 2015.
The following newspapers and TV networks competed for the prize: Jornal do Tocantins; Revista Odonto Magazine; Revista Guia da Farmácia; Revista História em Foco; Jornal O Tempo; Portal O Tempo; Jornal Correio Braziliense; Jornal Diário do Sudoeste; Revista na Mochila; Jornal O São Paulo; Jornal do Commercio; TV SóSaúde; TV Bandeirantes – Minas Gerais; Portal R7 – São Paulo; TV Cidade Verde – SBT affiliate in Teresina; RBS TV Santa Rosa, Globo affiliate in Rio Grande do Sul; RBS TV Blumenau – Globo affiliate in Santa Catarina; Grupo Batanga Media.
The third edition received 253 reports: 94 in the TV category and 159 in the printed media category. The Printed Media category was unanimously won by the article Heirs of Zika – Microscopic threat, by reporters Mônica Tarantino and Monique Oliveira, published on Brasileiros Magazine, this March. The TV category was won, also unanimously, by the series Zika, where everything started, by Susana Santana, aired by TV Bahia, from April 25 to 30, 2016. The awarding took place during the 52nd MedTrop opening ceremony, in Maceió, from August 21 to 24, 2016.
The following newspapers and stations are competing for the prize: Jornal do Comércio de Porto Alegre; O Regional de Catanduva; Folha de Londrina; Diário de Pernambuco; Pesquisa FAPESP magazine; Correio Braziliense; TV Sergipe – Globo affiliate; Revista Brasileiros; Jornal El Mundo – Espanha; RBS TV Santa Rosa – Globo affiliate; Folha de São Paulo – Ribeirão Preto; Jornal Correio da Paraíba; EPTV – Globo affiliate in South Minas Gerais; EBC – TV Brasil; Rede Record; Jornal Extra Classe – RS; Jornal O Povo – CE; TV Bahia – Globo affiliate; Revista Minas Faz Ciência; Jornal NH – RS; Jornal A crítica na TV – Rede Record; Jornal El País – Brasil; Jornal Diário da Manhã de Passo Fundo – RS; Jornal Futura – Canal Futura; Revista Época; Revista SAÚDE é vital; SBT; Jornal Pioneiro – RS; Tribuna da Bahia; Jornal O Nacional – Passo Fundo – RS; Folha de Pernambuco; Jornal de Recife; Revista Viagem e Turismo; Programa Bem Estar/TV Globo; Revista Amazônia Viva; Revista Piauí; TV FEEVALE; Balanço Geral – Grupo RIC Paraná; Jornal de Pomerode – SC; Telejornal Unit Notícias; TV Justiça; Diário de Pernambuco; Folha de São Paulo; Jornal da Cidade – Bauru; Jornal Diário do Nordeste – CE; O Dia Alagoas; Jornal Liberal 2ª Edição; Jornal do Commercio; RADIS – Revista da Fiocruz; RBS TV Caxias do Sul – Afiliada Rede Globo; Jornal Estadão; Folha de São Paulo; Jornal Estado de Minas.…