Zimselector.com has named Donald Chidoori from Risk and Insure Zimbabwe, as the 2017 Insurance Journalist of the Year.
The awards showcase journalists who have made a contribution to furthering the understanding of what can often be highly complex insurance issues.
Broadcast, Print, Online and freelance journalists under the Zimselector Insurance Journalist Mentorship Programme were eligible to enter their work in the competition.
Luke Ngerume the Managing Director of Zimselctor.com acknowledged the work journalist had done in demystifying insurance. He said: “The journalists have risen to the occasion and one only has to look at the number of high quality articles that have been released on all types of media. We are celebrating the achievements of the journalists, who have travelled a long road in pursuit of enhanced knowledge in the field of insurance and savings.”
The full list of winning and highly commended journalists from this year’s Journalist of the Year Awards is as follows:
Overall winner: Donald Tafadzwa Chidoori, Risk and Insure Zimbabwe
First Runner: Ratidzo Matizanadzo, Star FM
Second Runner-up: Ndamu Sandu, Standard Newspaper.
Technical News Award
Winner: Shame Mukoshori, Financial Gazette
First Runner-up: Taurai Museka, Insurance Spotlight