The National Association of Passenger Rail Operators (ANPTrilhos) held on November 7th the delivery ceremony for the 1st ANPTrilhos Journalism Award, during Negócios nos Trilhos fair (NT EXPO), in São Paulo. The Executive Director of the Association, João Gouveia, and the Director of NT EXPO, Renan Joel, presented the awards.
“In order to value the work of the press in disseminating information pertinent to our sector, we at ANPTrilhos created this Journalism Award, which aims to encourage journalistic production to spread the importance of the role of rail transport in urban mobility and the quality of life of the citizen, “said the executive of ANPTrilhos during the ceremony.
The journalist Marcelo Rodrigo Garcia de Toledo was the great winner of the category Printed Media, with the report “What is left of the rails”, published in the newspaper Folha de S.Paulo. The article showed the current scenario of the old railway stations, important for the development of the countryside of the State of São Paulo. The journalist was also the third in the same category, with the report “Fans of trains help to recover old stations in the interior,” also published in Folha de S. Paulo.
The winning story of the Digital Media category was “Brazil on Rails!”, Authored by journalist Rodrigo Ryan Piscitelli, and co-authors, screened on TV Cultura. The report is part of a series of five articles on the challenges of cargo and passenger transportation in Brazil.
The reports “Tell me when you arrive: The harassment that paralyzes women”, by Carolina Samorano and co-author, published in the newspaper Metrópoles; and ” Rio without delivery”, by Pollyanna Bretas and co-authors, published in the newspaper Extra, were in second place in the awards in the categories Digital Media and Printed Media, respectively.
The other journalistic work ranked third in the Digital Media category was “A trip between Espírito Santo and Minas Gerais by train”, written by Bruno Pinheiro Faustino and co-author, screened on Educational TV of the State of Espírito Santo.
The 1st ANPTrilhos Journalism Award had 28 journalistic works finalists. The three best works, in each of the categories, were awarded in the ceremony with trophies and certificates, and the winners also received the prize in the amount of R$7 thousand.
Photo: NT EXPO
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