There are only 18 days left to get your Murrow Award entries in!

FROM RTDNA: There are only 18 days left to get your Murrow Award entries in!   Be part of the most prestigious awards program for electronic journalists – enter your best work to win a 2010 Edward R. Murrow Award.  

There are a few new features for the 2010 Murrow Awards – see below for a summary.  Please use the links at the bottom of this message to familiarize yourself with the process and start the entry process today.

–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 1, 2010.  Entries received after February 1 will be subject to a $25 late fee.  Entries received after February 15, 2010 will not be accepted.   


 Murrow Awards Overview   


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