The finalists of the 19th edition of the Línea Directa Foundation's Road Safety Journalism Award have now been announced
- Projects that make it to the final, which stand out for their quality, their method and their informative work on road safety, are eligible for a tax-free prize of €10,000 in each of the three categories (Press and online media, Radio and Television).
- The Línea Directa Foundation's Road Safety Journalism Award recognises the work of media professionals whose work contributes to promoting road safety on Spanish roads.
- The Spanish Brain Injury Association (FEDACE) and the Congress of Deputies' Committee on Road Safety will choose the Solidarity Award for this edition, a category that also comes with a net prize of €10,000.
- The Jury, chaired by Pere Navarro, General Director of Traffic, and made up of various personalities from the field of communication, business and road safety, will choose the winners of this edition, which will be announced on 20 June in Madrid.
Madrid, 12 May 2022. The Línea Directa Foundation has already selected the finalists for the nineteenth edition of the Road Safety Journalism Award which recognises the work of journalists whose work contributes to promoting road safety on Spanish roads.
With more than 1900 applicants across all three categories (written press and online media, Radio and Television), this edition once again consolidates the award as a benchmark in national journalism.
The finalists of the 19th Road Safety Journalism Award are:
PRESS & ONLINE MEDIA
The winner of each category will receive an additional €10,000 tax-free. A Jury chaired by Pere Navarro, General Director of Traffic, and made up of various personalities from the company, the communications field and road safety field, will be in charge of choosing the winners based on the quality of the reporting, the innovation of its approach, its originality and how useful it is as a tool for social awareness.
Solidarity Award and Honorary Award
Along with the three journalistic categories, the Línea Directa Foundation will award two additional prizes. The Solidarity Award comes with a prize of €10,000 tax free and recognises the work of associations, public entities and social organisations towards preventing traffic accidents and their serious consequences, as well as in helping the victims and their families. The candidates for this Solidarity Award are FEDACE (Spanish Brain Injury Federation) and the Congress of Deputies' Committee on Road Safety and Sustainable Mobility.
The winners of this 19th edition of the Road Safety Journalism Award will be announced at a ceremony on 20 June in Madrid. The winner of the Honorary Award for Road Safety Journalism will also be announced, which highlights the work of media professionals who have dedicated themselves to road safety throughout their careers.
The works that made it to the final for the 19th edition of the Línea Directa Foundation's Road Safety Journalism Award can be viewed at the following website: