SABC journalists facing disciplinary action receive Nat Nakasa Award

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SABC offices in Auckland Park, Johannesburg. Picture: Lenyaro Sello/eNCA.

JOHANNESBURG - Eight SABC journalists facing disciplinary hearings have been awarded the Nat Nakasa Award.

The SA National Editor&39;s Forum gives out the award annually to media professionals who show exceptional integrity and courage in their work.

 

Thandeka Gqubule, Foeta Krige and Suna Venter were suspended last month by the public broadcaster.

They disagreed with an instruction by management not to cover a protest against censorship at the SABC.

Jacques Steenkamp, Krivani Pillay, Busisiwe Ntuli, Vuyo Mvoko, Lukhanyo Calata now also face disciplinary action for objecting to changes to the SABC&39;s editorial policy.