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SAB Announces Winners of Sports Media Awards 2011

30 November 2011

Johannesburg, 29th November 2011: The South African Breweries Limited (SAB) tonight announced the winners of its "SAB Sports Media Awards 2011" at a gala dinner at Melrose Arch.

Robyn Chalmers, SAB Head of Media and Communications, says: "We made a number of significant changes to the competition this year as we began to evolve the awards to ensure we are in line with global best practice.

"This included updating the categories, appointing independent auditors and allowing entrants to submit their work online. We are thrilled that these changes, as well as this year's competition, have been met with such support and enthusiasm from the sports media community," she says.

The winners of the SAB Sports Media Awards 2011 are:

PRINT:
- SAB Sports Column of the Year:
         - Mark Keohane (Business Day Sports Monthly)
- SAB Sports Feature of the Year:
         - Angus Powers (Sports Illustrated)
- SAB Sports Media Award 2011 for PRINT:
         - 2nd Runner-up: Mark Keohane (Business Day Sports Monthly)
         - 1st Runner-up: Gary Lemke (Business Day Sports Monthly)
    - Winner of the SAB Sports Media Award 2011 for PRINT:
         - Angus Powers (Sports Illustrated)

PHOTOGRAPHY:
- SAB Sports Action Shot of the Year: 
    - Winner of the SAB Sports Action Shot of the Year:
         - Anne Laing
- SAB Sports Moment of the Year:
    - Winner of the SAB Sports Moment of the Year:
         - Herman Verwey (Beeld)
- SAB Sports Media Award 2011 for PHOTOGRAPHY:
    - 2nd Runner-up: Herman Verwey (City Press)
    - 1st Runner-up: Adrian de Kock
- Winner of the SAB Sports Media Award 2011 for PHOTOGRAPHY:
         - Anne Laing

NEW MEDIA:
- SAB Sports Web Contributor of the Year: Ben Karpinski (thebounce.co.za)
- SAB Sports Blog of the Year: Mark Keohane (KEO.co.za)
- SAB Sports Media Award 2011 for NEW MEDIA:
    - 2nd Runner-up: Johan Coetzee (Supersport.com)
    - 1st Runner-up: Ben Karpinski (thebounce.co.za)
    - Winner of the SAB Sports Media Award 2011 for NEW MEDIA:
         - Mark Keohane (KEO.co.za)

RADIO:
- SAB Sports Commentator of the Year - Radio
    - Thabo Kofa (Lesedi FM)
- SAB Sports Presenter of the Year - Radio:
    - Johnny Davids (RSG)
- SAB Sports Media Award 2011 for RADIO:
    - 2nd Runner-up: Johnny Davids (RSG)
    - 1st Runner-up: Natalie Germanos (Radio 2000)
    - Winner of the SAB Sports Media Awards 2011 for RADIO:
         - Thabo Kofa (Lesedi FM)   

TELEVISION:
- SAB Sports Reporter of the Year - Television:
    - Ronald Masinda (E.TV)
- SAB Sports Commentator of the Year - Television
    - Arnold Rankoko (Supersport)
- SAB Sports Presenter of the Year - Television:
    - Robert Marawa (Supersport)
- SAB Sports Producer of the Year - Television:
    - Richard Parker (Supersport)
- SAB Sports Media Award for TELEVISION:
         - Joint-2nd Runners-up: Derek Alberts & Mpumelelo Mbangwa (Supersport)
         - 1st Runner-up: Arnold Rankoko (Supersport)
    - Winner of the 2011 SAB Sports Media Award for Television:
         - Robert Marawa (SUPERSPORT)

SAB Sports Media Hall of Fame:
- This award goes to that member or members of the sporting media community who have constantly and consistently delivered a high standard of work throughout their career and whose work laid the foundations for those that followed them.
- 2011 SAB Sports Media Hall of Fame Inductees are:
    - Radio Commentator: Peter Bacela
    - Sports Writer and Sports Editor: Julian Kearns

"We look forward to continuing to evolve the awards in the coming years, and will be calling on members of the industry to assist with the way in which we do this," says Chalmers.

All winners can be found on www.SABsportsmedia.co.za. High-res images available on request.

ENDS

Issued on behalf of:
Prema James
Public Relations Specialist
The South African Breweries Limited
Tel:  +27 11 881 8414
Fax:  +27 86 681 4715
Mobile: +27 82 924 1667
E-mail: SABsportsmedia@za.sabmiller.com

By:
Chris Verrijdt
Communications Manager
Maverick Experience Exhilarator
Tel:  +27 11 315 3959
Mobile: +27 82 784 6645
E-mail: SABsportsmedia@mavericksa.co.za

This is a SABMiller subsidiary news release, it was first published in its local market on 29/11/2011.

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