The Embassy’s Panel of judges chose stories by eighteen journalists to be awarded a $400 fellowship to develop the pieces. After a month, the Panel chose the three best entries.
Martha Kargbo’s radio story on Press Freedom won first place, Sylvia Villa’s print story on Climate Change was the Second Place winner and Silas Gbandia’s print story on Climate Change was Third Place winner.
Mission Sierra Leone supports opportunities to develop skills and practices of strong journalism.
Source: US embassy, Freetown, Sierra Leone.