On July 14, ceremony of handing of prizes of three online competitions:
The Best News Program of the FM Waveband;
The Best Public Service Announcement of the FM Waveband;
The Best Presenter of News Reports – was held.
The competitions were announced by the Internews and were held online, on the www.media.am website, so that the visitors listened and voted.
As a result,
- the 200 Seconds news program of the Radio Van was voted as The Best News Program of the FM Waveband, among seven other programs;
- Maria Gevorgyan of the Radio Van was voted as The Best Presenter of the News Reports, among her nine colleagues;
- the public service announcements of the Radio Van were voted as The Best Public Service Announcement of the FM Waveband.
Thus, the Radio Van received a money award and the participant radiostations were handed certificates. The competitions were held within the framework of the Internews’ Re-Media project, aimed at developing the information sector of radio through raising the number and quality of production. For this purpose, the Internews promotes radio in the Internet, organizes training courses for the personnel of radiocompanies, promotes production of social programs and raises the interest of students of journalism departments on talk radio. The project is implemented with the assistance of the Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation Armenia.