Oluwatosin Ologun, the Editor-in-Chief of AAUA Insider has won the Edirin Jerry-Wesley Best Student in Broadcasting Award at the Campus Journalism Awards 2021.
Oluwatosin, who is also the incumbent President of Nigeria Union of Campus Journalists, AAUA, won the broadcast category with his works with Agidigbo FM, Ibadan.
The Herald Magazine, a magazine published by the Department of Mass Communication, AAUA, under the leadership of Adesola Ikulajolu also won the Print Magazine category.
Speaking on the award, Oluwatosin said the award will keep him pushing for more impacts.
“The award is a big one for me. People made me understand that it was a big thing to be among the 30-man list of finalists.
“With this award, I don’t have any excuse not to keep pushing for more impacts for the greater good of mankind,” he said.
Abdulhaleem Ishaq Ringim of Ahmadu Bello University bagged the Syndicated Writer category and won the Campus Journalists of the Year award.
Other winners are:
Oluwatobi Odeyinka from University of Ibadan won the Investigative Journalist category; Hassan Abdulsalam from Moshood Abiola Polytechnic won the Sports Writer category; Sanni Omolaja from Lagos State University won the Entertainment Writer category; Innocent Prince of University of Otuoke won the Social Media Influencer category; Abdulwasiu Olokooba from Uthman Danfodio University bagged the Editor award; UCJ Unilorin won the Pen Club category.
Mariam Hamzat from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology won the Features Writer category; Gbolahan Lantinwo of Obafemi Awolowo University won the News Reporter category; Muhammed Auwal from Ahmadu Bello University bagged the Photo-Journalist award; Uchenna Igwe from University of Uyo got the Upcoming Writer award; Nwobi Chidubem of University of Nigeria Nsukka won the Author(Book) category; Oluwuyi Fasilat from Moshood Abiola Polytechnic bagged the Gender Equality Reporter award.
Campus Journalism Awards is organised by the Youths Digest platform, publishers of News Digest Nigeria.
According to the Editor of Youths Digest, Gidado Shuaib, the Campus Journalism Initiative is geared at nurturing and supporting young journalists on campus.
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AAUA Insider is Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba’s new campus media publisher amplifying the stories of the students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko.