Barış Selçuk Journalism Awards Found Their Owners

Barış Selçuk Journalism Awards Found Their Owners
Barış Selçuk Journalism Awards Found Their Owners

The awards were given in the 1994nd Peace Selçuk Journalism Contest, organized by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality this year, in order to keep the memory of journalist Barış Selçuk, who died in a traffic accident on his way to the job in 22, alive and to encourage young journalists.

Selection Committee of Barış Selçuk Journalism Contest, Press Council President Pınar Türenç, Turkish Journalists Association Vice President and FOX TV Editor-in-Chief Doğan Şentürk, İzmir Journalists Association President Dilek Gappi, Turkish Journalists Union İzmir Branch President Halil Hüner, Hürriyet Newspaper Aegean Region Representative Deniz Sipahi met with the participation of NTV İzmir Representative Merih Ak, Turkish Photojournalists Association Vice President and Aegean Region Representative Şükrü Akın, journalist-writer Faruk Bildirici, Deniz Zeyrek, Barış Pehlivan and Journalist Erdal İzgi.

At the evaluation meeting, where the Chairman of the Jury was Pınar Türenç, President of the Press Council, the first prizes in the branches of National News, İzmir City News, İzmir Kent TV, News Photography and Hande Mumcu Encouragement Awards were determined. The jury did not find a work worthy of the first place in the News Photography category, and the Hande Mumcu Encouragement Award in the news of İzmir Kent TV.

Here are the award-winning journalists

As a result of the Selection Committee meeting, the awarded works were determined as follows:

Sinan Keskin's “City Hospital or Urban Legend? The news was first. Melis Apaydın Ide won the Hande Mumcu Encouragement Award in this category with her article titled “This Love Needs a Vaccine” published in Posta Newspaper.

Zehra Özdilek's news titled “The Lamb Bomb” from Cumhuriyet Newspaper won the first place in the "National News" category. In this branch, Hande Mumcu received the Encouragement Award from the Cumhuriyet Newspaper with the news of Mehmet Kızmaz, "From Oil Theft to Paving Stone Tender".

In the category of "İzmir Kent TV News", the news of Ceren Atmaca and Sinan Janissary from İhlas News Agency, "Died a Second Time While Trying to Prove That He Is Alive" was awarded the first prize.

Metin Yoksu from Anka News Agency won the Hande Mumcu Encouragement Award in the "News Photography" category with his photo published in the news titled "Police intervention for those who want to make a statement in Batman".

Who is Baris Selcuk?

Born in Aydın on September 21, 1961, Barış Selçuk completed his primary education in Anamur in 1972, secondary education in Eskişehir Devrim Secondary School, and high school in Trabzon High School. He graduated from Ege University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, which he entered in 1978, in 1983. He did his military service as a second lieutenant in the Kırklareli Infantry Regiment in 1984-1986. He worked as "economy" in Yeni Asır Newspaper in 1986, "politics" in Günaydın Newspaper in 1989-1990, and "Parliamentary correspondent" in Ankara Bureau of Hürriyet Newspaper in 1991. On August 5, 1994, while going to watch Tansu Çiller and Murat Karayalçın's announcement of the hazelnut base price in Giresun, her reporter friend Hande Mumcu, cameraman Salih Peker and the driver of the vehicle died in a traffic accident.

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