Proud moments

Tabletalk reporter Summer Jacobs (human interest category); CCN editor Chantel Erfort; CapeTowner reporter/sub-editor Tamlynne Thompson and Athlone News reporter Hazel Allies-Husselman.

Cape Community Newspapers, which publishes Athlone News and its 14 sister titles, had three finalists in the annual Forum for Community Journalists’ Local Media Excellence Awards. Pictured at the awards ceremony in Centurion on Friday July 19 are editor Chantel Erfort, second from left, with Tabletalk reporter Summer Jacobs (human interest category); CapeTowner reporter/sub-editor Tamlynne Thompson and Athlone News reporter Hazel Allies-Husselman (both finalists in the journalist of the year category). “We’re incredibly proud of our hardworking, dedicated journalists who, through their work, make a real difference in the communities they serve,” said Ms Erfort