The Global Editors Network (GEN), a cross-platform community of more than 1000 Editors-in-Chief, has rated the Voice of Nigeria (VON) high among equals at it emerged the best media organizations in the Nigeria Editors Lab competition 2014, reports ITRealms.
This ranking according to information made available to ITRealms by an Assistant Director, News at VON, Mr. Tony Ekata, came in the wake of the competition which ended in Lagos recently.
According to Ekata, VON emerged as first runner-up to the winning team, Vanguard Newspapers of Nigeria in the 2-day contest, displacing the University of Lagos Mass Communication Department, which came 2nd last year, to 3 position.
He noted that Vanguard won with a prototype called Ebola Go; an information app which gives the users relevant information on Ebola such as news, write ups, photos, videos, data etc.
The Vanguard project, ITRealms gathered is web, mobile and SMS based.
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