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Irish And Slovenian Journalists Awarded ‘Golden Pen’ For Croatian Tourism Promotion

The Croatian Tourist Board have awarded Slovenian TV reporter Verica Marusic and The Irish Times Magazine reporter Mary-Claire Digby with the 2013 Golden Pen Award at a ceremony in Zadar on the weekend.

The annual Golden Pen Award is awarded to foreign journalists for outstanding contributions to the promotion of Croatian tourism in the world. Marusic, who works for Vas Kanal, was awarded for her regular 30 minute episodes about towns in Croatia, whilst Digby caugh the Croatian Tourist Board’s attention with a piece for The Irish Times Magazine about Istrian cuisine.

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