AEJ Media Prizes

Greece


Jean Quatremer receives the Prize for 2009 from Mr. Papandropoulos and Mr. Arapoglou

2010 - Konstantinos Kalligas Awards

Konstantinos Zoulas, Marina Kourmpela, Euagellia Kritikou, Giannis Papadimitriou and Nikos Mpakounakis were the awarded journalists for the 2010 ‘Konstantinos Kalligas’ Awards of the Greek section of the AEJ, while well known Hungarian journalist Jozsef Martin was honoured with the Journalism Prize of the international AEJ. Honours were also given to the Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) and the private school of journalism IEK DOMI in Athens. Click here for more

2009 - Konstantinos Kalligas Awards

AEJ Greece celebrated its annual “Konstantinos Kalligas Awards” ceremony in the “Theodoros Karatzas” hall of the National Bank of Greece, in the presence of Mrs. Rodi Kratsa - Vice President of the European Parliament, several members of the European and Greek Parliament, Mr. Panos Sombolos – President of the Greek Association of Daily Newspapers Journalists and many well known journalists.

Five Greek journalists (Pinelopi Gavra, George Syriopoulos, Pavlos Tsimas, Christos Panagiotopoulos, Iraklis Galanakis) and the well-known French journalist Jean Quatremer, were awarded. Mr Takis Arapoglou, President and CEO of the National bank of Greece, sponsor of the award, stated that “the choice of the journalists was made by the AEJ according to their abilities, their experience, their expertise and their ethos”. Jean Quatremer, journalist of the French national newspaper Liberation and at the moment Brussels correspondent for this paper, also won in May 2006 the Louise Weiss Award for European Journalism, for his blog. It was the first time a blog won a distinguished prize. Jean Quatremer is also the President of the AEJ French Section.

2008 - Konstantinos Kalligas Awards

AEJ Greece celebrated its annual "Konstantinos Kalligas" Award ceremony in the Theodoros Karatzas hall of the National Bank of Greece in Athens, in the presence Mr. Dimitris Sioufas, President of the Greek Parliament

Five Greek journalists (Giannis Diakogiannis, Alex Papahelas, Giannis Kritsantonis, Pavlos Gerakaris and Teta Papadopoulou) and the well-known Austrian journalist Otmar Lahodynsky, President of AEJ Austria, were awarded. Mr. Takis Arapoglou, President and CEO of the National Bank of Greece, sponsor of the awards, stated that "the choice of the journalists was made by the AEJ according to their abilities, their experience, their expertise and their ethos. All the above and especially the last one -ethos- must and should be the most basic criterion for every kind of distinction"