* 21st Catholic Mass Communications Awards Ceremony
The CBCK Committee for Social Communications (President: Most Rev. Thaddeus Cho Hwan-kil) held the 21st Catholic Mass Communications Awards Ceremony at Royal Hotel in Seoul, on November 29, 2011.
The Prix in the sector of Broadcasting was given to Mr. Jeong Seong-uk, Mr. Nam Nae-won, and Mr. Pak Yu-joon, producers of the Education Broadcasting System (EBS), for their documentary “What is the school?”.
The Prix in the sector of Newspaper was given to Mr. Kim Ki-tae, journalist of Hangyore 21, for his article “Life OTL: a Doble Helix of Poverty and Death”.
The Prix in the sector of Film was given to Mr. Oh Seong-yoon, director of an animation film entitled “Hen Comes out of the Yard”.
The Prix in the sector of Publishing was given to Mr. Kim Jig-seung, CEO of a publishing company ‘Book World’.
The special prize was given to Mr. Hwang Dong-hyeok, director of the movie called “Dogani” or “The Crucible” in English.
In his congratulatory remarks, Archbishop Cho said that through these Catholic Mass Communications Awards, the CBCK Committee for Social Communications tries to appreciate the workers in Mass Communication who have been contributing to the promotion of universal values like charity, justice, and peace through the mass media. He added that such an evangelization of culture the Church in Korea has striven for a healthy mass communication".