It will be a 14th edition of the Biagio Agnes Award ” in the name of continuity ” and which will have ” as its main mission ” that of placing the world of women and the value of women at the center, creating opportunities to open an in-depth reflection on the role of women in the world of work ”. This is what Simona Agnes, president of the Biagio Agnes Foundation explains, during the press conference at the Rai headquarters in viale Mazzini of the 14th edition of the Agnes Award, which this year will take place for the first time in Piazza del Campidoglio. “The Agnes Foundation has always been committed to enhancing the many talents of women – continues Simona Agnes – issues that the Administration of the Municipality of Rome has appreciated right away and is one of the other reasons why we have welcomed with particular enthusiasm the I invite you to bring this 14th edition of the Award to the Capitol. ” Promoted by the Biagio Agnes Foundation, in collaboration with Rai and in partnership with Confindustria, the Award dedicated to the historic director general of Rai will host well-known faces and illustrious personalities of communication and journalism : to lead the traditional appointment on Rai1, Tuesday 5 July, Mara Venier and Alberto Matano will return, two of the most loved television faces by the public who, during the evening, will give space to moments of entertainment and shows, but also of reflection. Among the many themes that will animate tomorrow the XIV edition of the ‘Premio Biagio Agnes – International Journalism and In formation ‘: the dramatic testimony’ on the ground ‘of the war in Ukraine, but also the success of the Sanremo Festival, and then the most irreverent satire and committed fiction. And again politics, economics and sport, in a timely story that will, as always, put quality information and the hottest issues at the center of attention, alongside entertainment and inclusion. of the authoritative recognition, established in 2009 by Simona Agnes and designated by the Jury chaired by Gianni Letta: from the ‘International Award’ Mstyslav Čhernov, Evgeniy Maloletka and Vasilisa Stepanenko, of the ‘Associated Press’, for the story of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict great information professionals, with Monica Maggioni, director of Tg1, who wins the ‘Television Journalism Award’, from Monica Guerzoni, ‘Corriere della Sera’ for the ‘Printed Paper Award’, to Maria Corbi and Francesca Sforza (magazine ‘Specchio ‘, Sunday supplement of’ La Stampa ‘). Among the winners for the’ Periodical Journalism ‘Ileana Sciarra of Adnkronos, who won the’ Best Chronicler ‘Award “not only because she was the first journalist to give the news of the first patient who died of Covid – explains Gianni Letta, president of the jury of the Biagio Agnes Award – but also because he anticipated the first lockdown on that dramatic evening of 2020. Two scoops of this type in a period of emergency deserve the ‘ Best Chronicler Award ‘, but Pippo Marra (Publisher and director of the Adnkronos news agency, ed) could tell us much more – continues Letta, addressing Marra, sitting in the front row listening to the press conference – because he began with the news , then he moved on to the economy and therefore crossed all sectors of journalism with commitment and success. ” The ‘Political Journalism’ Award is awarded this year to Angelo Panebianco, ‘Corriere della Sera’; the ‘Digital Journalism Award’ to Marco Pratellesi of the weekly ‘Oggi’ while the Sports Journalism Award was awarded to Pier Bergonzi, ‘La Gazzetta dello Sport’. Amadeus receives the ‘Television Award’ for the great success of the 72nd edition of the Sanremo Festival; while the Fiction Award and the Cinema Award are assigned respectively to ‘Blanca’, played by Maria Chiara Giannetta under the direction of Jan Maria Michelini, and to the film ‘I Fratelli De Filippo’, directed by Sergio Rubini. And again, Michele Guardì receives the prestigious ‘Special Award of the 2022 edition’, while David Robert Gilmour, biographer, historian and columnist of the British weekly ‘The Spectator’, wins the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’. The ‘Economic Journalist Award’ goes to Alberto Orioli, ‘Il Sole 24 Ore’ and the ‘Radio Award’ for the socio-political satire of ‘A sheep’s day’, Rai Radio 1, with the presenters Geppi Cucciari and Giorgio Lauro ; Virman Cusenza, with ‘Gamblers. Story of Enzo Paroli, the anti-fascist who saved Mussolini’s journalist (Mondadori, 2022) wins the Journalist Writer Award and Camilla Mozzetti of ‘Il Messaggero’ wins the Under 40 Award. enhancement of female talent and the contrast of any gender discrimination, tomorrow, at 11 am, in the Sala Pietro da Cortona – Capitoline Museums, the meeting ‘With women towards the future of Italy’ will be held, a event attended by, after the institutional greetings of Alessandro Onorato, councilor for Major Events, Sport, Tourism and Fashion of Rome Capital, Alessandra Baronciani, president of Confindustria Pesaro Urbino, Stefania Brancaccio, vice president of Coelmo Spa, Anna Loretoni, full professor of Philosophy Politics and head of the Social Sciences class of the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa and Agnese Pini, director of ‘La Nazione’. The debate, moderated by the journalist Lina Palmerini (‘Il Sole 24 ore’) and with the participation of Gigi Marzullo, will discuss the role and skills of women in the world of work, with a focus on training and family businesses in which women have reached top positions. As per tradition, the Biagio Agnes Foundation awards a scholarship to the first classified in the ranking of the Higher School of Journalism of the Luiss University of Rome. Also present at the press conference for the presentation of the Agnes Award were Carlo Fuortes, Rai CEO, Stefano Coletta, Prime Time Entertainment Director and Alessandro Onorato, Councilor for Major Events, Sport, Tourism and Fashion of Rome Capital. “I made thirteen editions of Domenica In , the first was that of 1993/1994 – says Venier – Biagio Agnes stopped being director general of Rai in ’90 and in my life I can say that in my life there was an encounter that I have in my heart that is was what I had with the Agnes family. My approach with the Agnes Award has always been very exciting because I know how much Biagio loved this award. I saw this event born, before I was invited as a partner of Renzo Arbore and Biagio maybe not he would never have imagined that I would later become the host of this very important event ”. ” I was very lucky because I had a friend who has always protected me and made me my father (Bi agio Agnes, ed) – Venier still remembers – has always been attentive and welcoming towards me. If something was wrong he called Renzo (Arbore, ed) and told him: ‘Tell your girlfriend that she is too low-cut’, she has never scolded me directly ”, she concludes with a smile. “Tomorrow with great humility – adds Matano – I hope to represent all those RAI workers who, as Biagio Agnes taught us, strive every day with dedication, commitment and self-denial to carry out the task that is required of us as a Public Service: to tell the reality. It is 25 years since I set foot in Rai and I never thought I would be able to realize my professional path. The Agnes Award represents for me a piece that enriches it even more ”, concludes the journalist.
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