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SAB Announces Judges for this year's Environmental Media & Environmentalist of the Year Awards

17 July 2012

Johannesburg, 17th July 2012: The South African Breweries (SAB) today announced the names of the judges for the "SAB Environmental Media & Environmentalist of the Year Awards 2012."

Robyn Chalmers, Head of Corporate Communications at SAB, said that between them, the judges on the panel have a wide range of experience and expertise. "We are fortunate to have them all on board."

The responsibility of Convenor for the SAB Environmental Media & Environmentalist of the Year Awards 2012 falls again to world-renowned conservationist, Dr Ian Player.

"It was thanks to Dr Player that these Awards were started and he remains a very active Environmentalist.  We are honoured that he has agreed to be part of this year's proceedings," says Chalmers.

The SAB Environmental Media & Environmentalist of the Year Awards 2012 Judging Panel is:

CONVENOR:

- Dr Ian Player (Environmentalist)

BROADCAST:

- Michelle Garforth-Venter (Eco-journalist)
- Jeunesse Parks (Founder of Food and Trees for Africa)
- Derek Watts (Investigative Commentator and Reporter)

PRINT and NEW MEDIA:

- James Clarke (Co-founder of Endangered Wildlife Trust)
- Monica Graaff (Environmental Journalist)
- Mbaweni Manqele (Environmental Educator)
- Peter Sullivan (Former Editor and Chairman of Birdlife South Africa)

PHOTOGRAPHY:

- Darryl Hammond (Sunday Times Picture Editor)
- Steve Lawrence (The Star Picture Editor)
- Lisa Skinner (Freelance Photojournalist)
 

NOTE TO EDITORS:

Entries for the SAB Environmental Media & Environmentalist of the Year open at 8am on 1st August 2012 and close at 5pm on Friday 24th August 2012.

Winners will be announced at an Awards Function on Wednesday, 17th October 2012.

For more information, please visit: www.SABenviromedia.co.za

Follow @SAB_Limited #SABenviromedia on twitter or like facebook.com/SouthAfricaBreweries on facebook for regular updates.

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:          SABenviromendia@za.sabmiller.com

By:

Chris Verrijdt
Managing Director
Dark Horse Communications
Tel:              +27 11 027 8770
Mobile:          +27 82 784 6645
E-mail:          SABenviromedia@za.sabmiller.com

This is a SABMiller subsidiary news release, it was first published in its local market on 17 July 2012.

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