Red Pepper Wins Social Media Award

The Mighty Red Pepper emerged winners at the 2013 Social Media Awards that took place at the Oasis Mall based cinema hall The Hub.

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Red Pepper emerged victors under the category of Best Media Outlet (Print) gunning down other media outlets including  New Vision, Daily Monitor, Observer and Bukedde.

“I thank my boys and the Red Pepper we have won, very tenacious,”  said Arinaitwe Rugyendo.

Rugyendo is Red Pepper’s Chief Marketing Officer and Digital Media Director

Other winners of the night were Bigeye Uganda that scooped the best entertainment website, NTV won in the category of best news and information, Radio City’s news anchor Songa Samuel-Stone won news and information (individuals) category, Anne Kansiime won the favorite celebrity award among others.

The Social Media awards were started to  recognize individuals and organisations that use social media for entertainment, change, sharing ideas, creating communities and talking to customers online.

Below  is the list of categories and nominees:

• BEST BLOG/BLOGGERS

– Beewol

– Ernest Bazanye

– Ruth Aine

– Guru 8

– Actor Odongo

• CORPORATE AWARD

– New Vision

– NSSF

– Airtel Uganda

– MTN Uganda

– Pepsi

– Umeme

• ENTERTAINMENT SITES

– Big Eye

– Proggie

– Mushroom Inc

– Urban Legend

– Kampala Sun

• ENTERTAINMENT WRITERS

– Moses Serugo

– Ernest Bazanye

– Mr Dj

– Segawa Salim

– Ken Kimuli Pablo

• NEWS AND INFORMATION – COMPANIES

– NTV Uganda

– Daily Monitor

– Chimp Reports

– Radio City

– SMS Media

– New Vision

• NEWS AND INFORMATION – INDIVIDUALS

– Maurice Mugisha

– Songa Stone Samuel

– Joy Doreen Biira

– Raymond Qatahar

– David Muwonge

• CIVIL SERVICE AWARD

– Uganda Police Force

– KCCA Uganda

– Barefoot Lawyers Uganda

– Uganda Revenue authority

– NSSF Uganda

• BEST PHOTOGRAPHY

– Echwalu Photography

– Onyait Odeke

– Pearl Guide Uganda

– Darlyne Komukama

• BEST CAMPAIGN

– I am (Airtel Ug)

– We Believe (MTN Uganda)

– 40 days 40 smiles

– Malaria Free Uganda

– Coke Connect (Cocacola)

• BEST INNOVATION

– Matatu

– Team UOT

– Ffene.com

– Pearl Guide

– Elitehive

• FAVOURITE CELEBRITY

– Navio

– Ann Kansiime

– Bebe Cool

– Tuff B

– Maurice kirya

– Dj Shiru

• BEST MEDIA OUTLET – TV

– NTV

– Urban Tv

– WBS

– Bukedde Tv

– NBS

• BEST MEDIA OUTLET – PRINT

– New Vision

– Daily Mornitor

– Observer

– Bukedde

– Red Pepper

• BEST MEDIA OUTLET – RADIO

– Radiocity

– Power fm

– X fm

– Galaxy Fm

• BEST CUSTOMER CARE

– MTN Uganda

– Umeme

– Uganda Revenue Authority

– Airtel Uganda

– NSSF

• SOCIAL JUSTICE AWARD

– 40 days 40 smiles

– Barefoot Lawyers

– Gheto Field Project

– Transparacy International Uganda

• BEST CRISIS MANAGEMENT

– Umeme

– Uganda Media Center

– National Water

For more information Visit socialmediaawards.ug

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