Real Estate Fund Samruk-Kazyna has launched a special award within the First National Award Urker
June 28, 2017, in the capital of Kazakhstan for the Journalism Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan First National Award Urker winners were determined.
The award aims at identifying talented journalists and creative groups, recognition of their contribution to the development of professional journalism, and drawing a great attention public to their creative work.
The founder of Urker Award is the Ministry of Information and Communications of Republic of Kazakhstan, KazContent JSC. The prize awarded on 15 categories. About 860 applications for participation in the contest held from May 7 to June 10, 2017 have been submitted on the site urker-2017.el.kz.
Welcome speech by Dauren Abayev the Minister Information and communication of Kazakhstan
When selecting the applicants for the award winner all materials were considered by an expert jury of well-known professionals and public figures of the country. The greatest number of publications from authors and creative teams was in the nominations of "Best Interview”, “Best Photography” and “Best Reportage”. The prize fund amounted to 15 million tenge.
In nomination of “Best Photography” a winner was Yerlan Omarov, the best analytical material was recognized the work by Valentina Fironova, the best regional radio station was Radio Astana. Among young journalists the jury noted the work by Moldir Imanmadi in nomination of "Debut in Journalism", the winners in nomination of “The best interview” was Viktoriya Govorkova. In nomination of "The Best Story" a winner was Olzhas Berkinbayev from the National Digital History. The award for "The best specialized publication” went over to the "Friendly Children" newspaper. The edition is almost 85 years. Zarina Akhmatova from Vlast publication won in nomination of "The best international analytical material". In nomination of "Media breakthrough in Kaznet" won the youth Internet portal Massaget.kz. The project won the first national award in the field of print, radio and online journalism "Urker".
Each winner in 15 nominations received 1 000 000 tenge.
As part of the solemn ceremony of awarding the winners of Urker Award, Real Estate Fund Samruk-Kazyna has initiated a special award and diploma for professional achievements in the work to one of the best multimedia information and analytical portal in Kazakhstan - INFORMBURO.KZ.
Solemn ceremony of awarding winners of the award winners, awarding a special award and a diploma by Real Estate Fund Samruk-Kazyna to INFORMBURO.KZ.