Houttuin received the award, a cheque of 3500 euro, comedian Wim Daniëls. “As a correspondent in Africa for RTL News from Nairobi in Kenya gives Saskia Africa a face”, according to the jury, which its describes as an “excellent professional.” “She makes, and almost always only, short achtergrondreportages in a news program in which they are often people introduce that as a viewer, you can identify. With clear text and good imagery tells Sarah the story.”
The prize is presented once every two years. In 2016, it won presenter Eva Cleven (FunX, The Core). The money is intended to spend on training, so that the winner can further professionalise.