17th Bright Leaf Agri Journalism Awards Open for Submissions

Clark Freeport, Pampanga—-The 17th Bright Leaf Agriculture Journalism Awards has officially opened its doors for submissions. The theme for this year, “Illuminating Change,” beckons participants to contribute their work across a range of categories, including Agriculture Story of the Year, Tobacco Story of the Year, and others.

Entries, which can include articles, photographs, television, and radio programs, must have been aired or published between July 1, 2023 and August 31, 2024, to be considered eligible. The deadline for submissions is September 1, 2024.

The kickoff and onsite registration of this year’s face-to-face caravan in Subic Bay was a resounding success on March 5, providing a platform to discuss the upcoming Bright Leaf Agriculture Journalism Awards. Additionally, the second caravan took place today at Widus Hotel, Clark Freeport Zone.

Among the attendees Central Luzon Media Association (CLMA) umbrella organization founding proponent / Pampanga chairman Emeritus Caesar Bong Lacson of Punto Central Luzon, regional vice president for online Deng Pangilinan, founder / president iOrbitNews, chairman Arnel San Pedro, iOrbitNews editor in chief, president Boy Santiago, director Benny Guinto (network manager GNN TV 44, concurrent KBP Pampanga president), RW 95.1 FM, executive vice president Mark Allen Sison, iOrbitNews / BapNews, secretary Chiqui Cacal, RW 95.1 FM, and director Glendy Sembrano, GNN TV44.

“This prestigious event aims to celebrate excellence in agricultural journalism, providing a platform to shine a light on noteworthy stories in the field. For more information and inquiries, interested parties can contact the Bright Leaf Awards secretariat using the provided contact details,” PMFTC communications manager Corinne Renes said.

Joining Renes is Didet Danguilan, PMFTC PR consultant, shared the awards originated from Philip Morris Philippines Manufacturing Inc. (PMFTC) in 2007. The title “Bright Leaf” stems from the transformation of the Virginia Tobacco leaf, which adopts a vibrant yellow hue post-curing.

PMFTC manufactures cigarettes, smokeless tobacco products, and conducts research and development activities on tobacco-related diseases.

For more information,, you may get in touch with Bright Leaf’s secretariat:
SMART: (0961) 691 4058
GLOBE: (0945) 477 2035 / (0977) 723 6642
LANDLINE: (02) 7585 8077
[email protected]

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