The head of the Russian Union of journalists: the award «Golden pen of Russia» will receive five people

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Traveloperator in fotoreceptor of the Russian Union of journalists Vladimir Solovyov. Archival photoThe head of the Russian Union of journalists: the award «Golden pen of Russia» will receive five people© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Traveloperator the image Bank

The highest award in journalism of the Russian Federation — the award «Golden pen of Russia» will receive this year’s five people, the award ceremony will be held in celebration of the centennial anniversary of the organization on Wednesday, said the Chairman of the Russian Union of journalists Vladimir Soloviev in an interview with RIA Novosti.

The honorary title «Golden pen of Russia» is awarded to Russian journalists for outstanding creative achievements on the totality of merit or for individual publications, which were demonstrated professional excellence, civil position, personal courage, shown during their training.

«On our anniversary, which will be held on November 14, we will be awarding the highest award of the Russian Union of journalists «Golden pen of Russia». So as not to drop her status, we decided that the prize each year will receive five people, not 15-20 like the last few years. Three people will receive awards, called «the Legend of Russian journalism», four persons will be awarded the title of «Best media Manager of the year», and 13 people will receive awards for professional achievements», — said Solovyov.

The Union of journalists of Russia in November, meets centenary. Professional independent public organization of workers of mass media was founded on 13 November 1918, during the first Congress of Soviet journalists. At that time the organization was called the Russian Union of Soviet journalists. The Union of journalists did nothing, while in fact disbanded until in 1956 was not created by the orgburo of the Union of journalists of the USSR.

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