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Top newspaper finalists announced

The Publishers Support Services (PSS) has announced the 2017 finalists of the Frewin, McCall and Joel Mervis Awards. Judging the entries was Clive Loxton, creative faculty head of the AAA School of Advertising and convener of judges and Logan Naidu, Tebogo Serobatse and Linda Rademan.
Top newspaper finalists announced

Frewin Award


(This recognises urban daily newspapers with a circulation above 50,000 that excel in the criteria laid down by the industry)
  • Die Burger
  • Beeld
  • Citizen

McCall Award


(This recognises urban daily newspapers with a circulation of 50,000 or less that excel in the criteria laid down by the industry)
  • The Witness
  • Volksblad
  • Pretoria News

Joel Mervis Award


(This recognises urban weekly newspapers irrespective of their circulation that excel in the criteria laid down by the industry; limited to weekly newspapers)
  • Naweek Beeld
  • Rapport
  • Mail & Guardian

The 2017 Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards, which this year incorporates the Frewin, McCall and Joel Mervis Awards, is an annual recognition of excellence in South African journalism. The Awards ceremony will take place Thursday, 19 October at The Venue Greenpark, also known as Johannesburg World Trade Centre in Sandton, Gauteng.

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