Grace Chua ’08 named 2012 Environmental Journalist of the Year

Grace Chua was named 2012 Environmental Journalist of the Year by the Singapore Environmental Council. This is the inaugural year of the Asian Environmental Journalism Awards. Her story, “Group told to clear out ‘farm’ on state land” from the Singapore Straits-Times was also shortlisted for the Coca-Cola Environmental Story of the Year.

From the press release: The Singapore Environment Council’s inaugural Asian Environmental Journalism Awards (AEJ Awards) aims to recognise and reward excellence in environmental journalism at all levels of society.

From passionate citizen journalists, to outstanding professional journalists, to the environmental attitudes of overall media organisations, the AEJ Awards highlight exceptional journalistic work, and encourage continued high-quality coverage of environmental issues in Asia. The awards are open to Asian journalists, as well as journalists working in and writing about Asian countries.
For more information about the Asian Environmental Journalism Awards, please visit www.sec.org.sg/awards/asianjournalism