SORIUS POISED TO BAG MORE AWARDS
Sorius Samura is poised to collect possibly two more awards this coming week in London. The Sierra Leonean award winning cameramen has been shortllisted under two categories for the ONE WORLD MEDIA AWARDS 2000 (Theme: Making Media Matter) which will be held on Thursday, 15 June 2000 at the London Marriott Hotel

The 13-category awards ceremony will be co-presented by Channel 4 TV 's Jon Snow and the BBC war correspondent Kate Adie.



The annual One World Media Awards exist to recognise the achievements of media professionals in furthering appreciation of international affairs. In particular, the awards honour those who have highlighted issues of global justice, social and economic development, and human rights, and who have done so in an engaging and challenging way.


Categories for which Sorius Samura has been nominated are:

1.  TV DOCUMENTARY AWARD
     Out of Africa
     Ron McCullagh/Sorius Samura (Insight News Television)

2.  ICRC DIGNITY IN CONFLICT AWARD
     Sorius Somura/Ron McCullagh (Channel 4)

In the Radio News Award category, war torn Sierra Leone features in Mark Doyle's From our own correspondent.



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