The Wales Committee of the Journalists’ Charity has announced that the Wales Media Awards 2020 ceremony scheduled for this Friday evening is to be postponed until Friday 6 November 2020 because of the coronavirus situation.
The rescheduled event will take place at the original venue, the Holland House Hotel, Cardiff, and all tickets bought for the event this Friday will be honoured and remain valid for the new date. However, if any individual knows they will be unable to attend on the new date, they are invited to contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a refund.
240 entries were received in this year’s competition from individual print, online, radio and television journalists and from newspapers, web outlets and broadcasters in 20 categories.
The Wales Media Awards are organised on behalf of the Journalists’ Charity by Spencer David with the support of headline sponsor Camelot. Other sponsors are Aston Martin, Cardiff University, Grayling, ITV Cymru Wales, Liberty, National Union of Journalists, NUJ Training Wales, Openreach, S4C Clic, University of South Wales, Welsh Government and Western Power Distribution. Further support has come from Celf Creative, Cleartech Live, Natasha Hirst Photography, Mercure Holland House Hotel, Cardiff and Signs Express.
The evening is the major Welsh fundraiser for the Journalists’ Charity, which supports working and retired journalists in urgent need with advice, grants and other forms of financial assistance.