Win Rs 1,00,000!
on Thursday 30 May 2019
Design a Trophy for The Kalinga-FCC Awardsfor Excellence in Journalism
The Foreign Correspondents' Club of South Asia (FCC) is pleased to announce a competition for designing a Trophy to be presented every year to winners of The Kalinga-FCC Awards for Excellence in Journalism.
Beginning this year, five Awards of Rs 1,00,000 each will be given to
The Print Journalist of the Year
The TV Journalist of the Year
The Radio Journalist of the Year
The Photo Journalist of the Year, and
The Online Journalist of the Year
for the best coverage of India and South Asia in each category in the world media outside SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) countries, namely: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
The awards for 2019 for coverage during 2018 are to be presented by India's Vice-President Mr M Venkaiah Naidu in New Delhi on May 30, 2019.
The competition is open to all in India and abroad.
Winning Entry will receive a Cash Prize of Rs 1,00,000.
Last date for submission of Entries is May 4, 2019.
Entries may be submitted to
The Manager, FCC South Asia, AB-19 Mathura Road, Opposite Pragati Maidan Gate # 7, New Delhi-110001.
Or emailed as an attachment to: email@example.com
S Venkat Narayan
April 19, 2019
Who Can Join Join Us
The FCC is a club of professional journalists working for the international media and was founded in 1958. The six membership categories are:
Journalists who, in a writing, broadcasting, photographic, research or managerial capacity, represent foreign-based media, the bulk of whose circulation or audience is outside India. This is the only membership category which has the right to vote in Club meetings. Applications should be accompanied by a PIB card, or a letter from a foreign-based Editor, or clippings over a period of six months (reporting events in India or elsewhere). Annual subscription: Rs 5,000 plus Rs 500 one-time non-refundable admission fee.
Journalists whose main professional duties are representing Indian media in an editing, writing, broadcasting or photographic capacity. Applications should be accompanied by a PIB card or clippings over a period of six months. Annual subscription: Rs 5,000 plus Rs 500 one-time non-refundable admission fee.
Diplomats working in Embassies/High Commissions and staff of UN-affiliated institutions (World Bank, UNESCO, UNICEF etc) based in India are eligible. Membership fee: Rs 10,000 per head as the annual subscription (plus Rs 500 as one-time, non-refundable admission fee per person). If five or more members from the same mission join and pay as a single group, they will get a 10% discount.
Representatives of non-profit organisations such as NGOs, and government ministries and agencies, who have some link with the foreign media (for example, being the head of an organisation or the public relations official), and lawyer members of bar associations. NGO applicants and lawyer members of bar associations should be nominated by a Foreign Correspondent Member. Applications for all General Associate members should be accompanied by proof of occupation, preferably a letter from the organisation involved. Annual subscription Rs 13,500 plus Rs 500 admission fee.
CEOs, Vice-Presidents and senior executives from MNCs, Indian corporations, public relations agencies, advertising agencies, hotels, and other businesses---who wish to interact with FCC members. Applications should be accompanied by proof of occupation, preferably a letter from the organisation involved. Annual subscription Rs 27,000 plus Rs 500 one-time, non-refundable admission fee. Group rate: Rs 50,000 for two members (+Rs 1,000 as one-time, non-refundable admission fee) and Rs 1,00,000 for five members (+2,500 as one-time, non-refundable admission fee) from the same group.
Spouses of all categories of FCC Members. Annual subscription Rs 3,000 plus Rs 500 one-time, non-refundable admission fee.