You have until Monday, February 15th to enter the Edward R. Murrow Awards. The late fees have been waived. Be part of the most prestigious awards program for electronic journalists – enter your best work to win a 2010 Edward R. Murrow Award.
Please use the links at the bottom of this message to familiarize yourself with the process and enter the Murrows by February 15th.
–Online News Organizations are now welcome to enter any of the categories. This means that audio and video that appeared exclusively online is eligible to win in each of the categories. Entrants will be identified as Small Market Radio Station, Large Market Radio Station, Radio Network/Syndication Service/Program, Small Market Television Station, Large Market Television Station, Television Network/Syndication Service/Program and Online News Organization. Click here for specifics on each of these designations.
–All entries must be submitted online. All accompanying media must be uploaded. DVDs/CDs will not be accepted. If the accompanying media can be found online, links to that media can be provided for judging. However, that media is subject to the same entry requirements as if it were uploaded –i.e. if the entry media provided goes over the time limit, the entry will be disqualified. For specifics on each category, click here and then click on the specific category you’re interested in. For technical requirements for upload, click here . Please note they have changed since last year’s contest.
–Upon completion, instructions to upload your entries will be emailed to the address on file of the person entering. If technical assistance is needed, you’ll be able to submit a trouble ticket to deal with technical personnel directly.
–Time limits for some categories have changed. All the time limits will be on each of the individual category pages below or, for all the specifics for each award in one document, click here .
—The deadline for entries is February 15, 2010. The late fees have been waived. Entries received after February 15, 2010 will not be accepted.
–Not sure what a Murrow Award winner entry looks like? Want an idea of what the judges look for when they judge the Murrow Awards? Check out 2009 winners here.
MURROW AWARDS LINKS
- Murrow Awards Overview
- Entry Requirements and Fee Information
- Technical Requirements
- Judging, Awards and Recognition
- Enter Online NOW
- Murrow FAQ’s
- Audio/Video Breaking News Coverage
- Audio/Video Continuing Coverage Categories
- Audio/Video Feature Reporting Categories
- Audio/Video Feature: Hard News Categories
- Audio/Video Investigative Reporting Categories
- Audio/Video News Documentary Categories
- Audio/Video News Series Categories
- Audio/Video Newscast Categories
- Overall Excellence
- Audio/Video Sports Reporting Categories
- Use of Sound
- Use of Video
- Broadcast Affiliated Website
- Non Broadcast Affiliated Website