Five winners were selected in three categories.
- Best story in printed or online media
Elena Kosolapova & Kelly Chaib De Mares (Azeri Observer Magazine)
Farman Nabiyev (mi-news.az)
Aydin Salimli (qaynarinfo.az)
- Best feature story on Radio
Turbat Baghirova (“Azerbaijan Television and Radio Broadcasting” CJSC)
- Best online or print blog, opinion or column
Ismayil Fataliyev (mediaman.az)
The winners in each of the five categories will receive a gift card of 500 AZN.
Entries were judged based on the following criteria: adherence to facts, depth of reporting, focus, fairness and balance, creativity and style, and impact.