JRMPipol, the official publication of the Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project Stage II (JRMP II),was adjudged as one of the best newsletters in Western Visayas once again for 2017. The publication ranked 2nd among the number of publications that has participated.
This is the second year that JMRP II is given the same recognition during the Information Officers’ Year-end Conference and Awards. For this year, it was on December 6, 2017 at Grand Xing Imperial Hotel in Iloilo City.
The annual awards organized by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) is open to all government agencies and projects, private sectors, and, Local Government Units (LGU). Agencies include the search for Best Agency/LGU Newsletter and Best Agency Publication among others.
The PIA-6 sees the need for valuing and recognizing the role of print publications and the staff involved in the production, in documenting the programs and activities, including the milestones of agencies.
The objective of the search is to award the best bureau/department/local government/private company newsletter and other publications produced on a certain period. Moreover, it is to create awareness and
appreciation for the use and purpose of print IEC materials in information dissemination.
Basis in judging for best newsletter are relevance of content, technical quality, editorial quality or mechanics, and overall appearance.
In 2016, JRMPipol ranked seventh place in Best Agency/LGU Newsletter. On top of that, JRMP II also got the third spot for Special Publications for its pamphlets and flyers. /JP Ramon C. Salvilla