Yesterday the winners of the Jalisco Prize for Journalism in its 2021 edition were announced in the press room of the Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL).
In the News category, the winner was Julio Silva, from Noticieros Televisa, who was chosen for his work entitled “Fear in Teocaltiche”.
In Interview, the winner was Julio González, from Así como suena, for the work that he called “Señor Arbol”.
The category of Chronicle was for Cristian Pinto, from Esto no es Radio, for “The day it didn’t rain”, and as for Reportage, the winners were Darwin Franco, Jonathan Ávila, Francisco Campos and Dalia Souza from Zona Docs for the work “Guadalajara, zona of extermination “.
Regarding Photojournalism, it was Francisco Guasco Palacios, from Agencia EFE, who won this award thanks to his series entitled “Sale of oxygen, a breath of life in the face of COVID-19.”
Regarding the category of Students, it was Masao Yanome, from the Centro Universitario del Sur, from the University of Guadalajara, who was recognized for his work “’Salsipuedes’, the San Gabriel River”.
In addition, the winner of The American Despertador to the Journalistic Career was the journalist María Antonieta Flores Astorga.
In total, this edition received 158 papers and seven applications for the Journalistic Career Award.