Reporters posing with TNM's Commercial Director Dan Makata
By Richard Tiyesi
Telekom Networks Malawi on friday presented awards to outstanding journalists who covered the company's Media Retreat in Mangochi which was under the theme "Think Digital".
Speaking during the award ceremony at Casa Mia in Blantyre TNMs Chief Officer Consumer Services Daniel Makata said Think Digital competition underscores the seriousness that TNM attaches to the work of journalists and their media houses.
“This competition was a continuation of activities for the media retreat that we held on 21-22 September, 2017 in Mangochi. As such, TNM as a pioneer and innovator decided to bring the component of a media contest so that during next year’s retreat, journalists will come prepared to cover the retreat as a serious and holistic telecoms industry event," said Makata.
Makata challenged the media to take advantage of the digital experience that the converged mobile network and ICT service operator offers under its 4G/LTE enabled platform.
He said TNM now offers a wide range of services and products relevant for the media industry in Malawi.
Singayazi Kaminjolo ( Nation newspaper), Frank Kandu( MBC), Wesysylas Chirwa( Joy Television), Litness Chaima (MBC) and Richard Tiyesi ( Timveni radio) were the winners in print, radio, television, online and social media categories respectively and walked away with telecoms equipment worth an equivalent of K500, 000 and certificate.