2019 Atta Media Award Nominees Shortlist

The 2019 Atta Media Awards are a celebration of the journalism that inspires us about Africa. We want to recognize creative and inspiring content and thank the media for their ongoing support of the continent. Today we are delighted to announce our shortlisted award nominees. 

1. Best Travel Trade Article

Head in the Clouds - Laura French - Travel Weekly
Game On - Lisa Grainger - Days like This - Scott Dunn
How Nature Tourism Saved Walker Bay's Extraordinary Fynbos - Heather Richardson - PURE Life Experiences

2. Best Cultural Article on an African Destination

Sweet Salone - Sue Watt - Travel Africa
Title Track - Stanley Stewart - Conde Nast Traveller
Treasure Island - India Dowley - Suitcase Magazine

3. Best Wildlife & Nature Feature (Newspaper)

Adapt or die: The curious case of Botswana's fish-eating leopards - Nigel Tisdall - Sunday Telegraph
Black Rhino Walking Safari - Andrew Purvis - Daily Telegraph
Zimbabwe: From Victoria Falls to the big five - all aboard the safari express - Sue Watt - The Times

4. Best Wildlife & Nature Feature (Magazine)

Living with Elephants - James Gifford - Geographical Magazine
Wild Frontier - Emma Gregg - National Geographic Traveller
River of Life - Ann & Steve Toon - Travel Africa Magazine

5. Best Blogger / Vlogger on Africa

Novel Travel on a South African Adventure - Michelle Jackson - The Novel Traveller
Highlights of Swaziland - Petra Shepherd - Silver Travel Advisor
Tracking Black Rhino on Foot - Joanna Eede - National Geographic Traveller

6. Best Member or Self Published

Chimpanzee Habituation - Britta Foulis - Asilia Africa
The Rangers Behind the Wildlife Sightings - Georgie Hextall - Timbuktu Blog
Tides of Change in the Omo Valley - Jarrod Kyte - Steppes Travel

7. Best International Article

The things I learned taking public transport the entire length of Africa - Steve Madgwick - adventure.com
Meet the Black Mambas: South Africa's first majority-female anti-poaching unit - Georgia Stephens - Rough Guides
Incredible transformation of a former war zone - Tamara Hinson - News.com.au

The winners will be revealed on Wednesday 26th June at Experience Africa.

Follow the results live from our Twitter account on June 26th @atta_tourism