BEST NETWORK TEAM SHOW 

For all team shows on network brands broadcasting in three or more markets.

CATEGORY OBJECTIVE
To recognise excellence in on-air presentation across the award year.

CATEGORY DESCRIPTION
This award is made to teams who display an outstanding ability to engage, inform and entertain their target audience.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

BROADCAST OUTPUT
Maximum 10 minutes, linking elements are allowed however special effects and other audio enhancements are not, music must be telescoped. In addition, a 10 second audio clip from the entry must be submitted separately with the entry to be used on awards night.

RATINGS TREND DATA
Impact with target audience - please read notes of what ratings data is to be provided in judging criteria below. 

WRITTEN DEMONSTRATION – no points
Click here to download the written submission template for this award. You are required to submit this as part of your application.

  • Show Concept – 20 words
  • Target Audience – 10 words
  • Goals & Achievements – 200 words
JUDGING CRITERIA

A - 40 POINTSBROADCAST OUTPUT
Audio evidence of the show's effectiveness with its target audience. This will include the ability to inform, educate and/or entertain. Show a connection with the audience (audience involvement). Display relevance, credibility and originality in delivery, along with clarity and quality of presentation style.

B - 10 POINTSRATINGS TREND DATA
Click here to complete the ratings trend data template for this award. This MUST include the following;

  • Target audience data of the brand on which the broadcast is produced.
  • Each network must specify this prior to entries opening and all brand entries must comply with this. The span must be a minimum of 20 years and a maximum of 40 years and specified by gender if relevant.
  • The figures must be for Total NZ.
  • All results must be in Cume & Share for the specified target.
  • All trend results must include all survey results from the calendar year of the awards.
  • The data must relate to the hours the show was broadcast.
  • Data for music stations must include the performance of the top 10 other stations in your demographic.

BEST LOCAL TEAM SHOW

For teams broadcasting in one or two markets.

CATEGORY OBJECTIVE
To recognise excellence in on-air presentation across the award year.

CATEGORY DESCRIPTION
This award is made to teams who display an outstanding ability to engage, inform and entertain their target audience.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

BROADCAST OUTPUT
Maximum 10 minutes, linking elements are allowed however special effects and other audio enhancements are not, music must be telescoped. 

RATINGS TREND DATA
Impact with target audience - please read notes of what ratings data is to be provided in judging criteria below. For non-surveyed stations or markets no data is required, other scores will be pro-rated when judged.

WRITTEN DEMONSTRATION – no points
Click here to download the written submission template for this award.  You are required to submit this as part of your application.

  • Show Concept – 20 words
  • Target Audience – 10 words
  • Goals & Achievements – 200 words
JUDGING CRITERIA

A - 40 POINTSBROADCAST OUTPUT
Audio evidence of the show's effectiveness with its target audience. This will include the ability to inform, educate and/or entertain. Show a connection with the audience (audience involvement). Display relevance, credibility and originality in delivery, along with clarity and quality of presentation style.

B - 10 POINTSRATINGS TREND DATA
Click here to download the ratings trend data template for this award, if applicable. This MUST include the following;

  • Target audience data of the brand on which the broadcast is produced.
  • Each station must specify this prior to entries opening and all brand entries must comply with this. The span must be a minimum of 20 years and a maximum of 40 years and specified by gender if relevant.
  • All results must be based in Cume & Share for the specified target.
  • All trend results must include all survey results from the calendar year of the awards.
  • The data must relate to the hours the show was broadcast.
  • Data for music stations must include the performance of the top 10 other stations in your demographic.

BEST SHOW - NON SURVEYED MARKET

For individuals or teams broadcasting in non-surveyed markets.

CATEGORY OBJECTIVE
To recognise excellence in on-air presentation across the award year.

CATEGORY DESCRIPTION
This award is made to individuals or teams who display an outstanding ability to engage, inform and entertain their target audience.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

BROADCAST OUTPUT
Maximum 10 minutes, linking elements are allowed however special effects and other audio enhancements are not, music must be telescoped. 

WRITTEN DEMONSTRATION – no points
Click here to download the written submission template for this award. You are required to submit this as part of your application.

  • Show Concept – 20 words
  • Target Audience – 10 words
  • Goals & Achievements – 200 words
JUDGING CRITERIA

50 POINTSBROADCAST OUTPUT
Audio evidence of the show's effectiveness with its target audience. This will include the ability to inform, educate and/or entertain. Show a connection with the audience (audience involvement). Display relevance, credibility and originality in delivery, along with clarity and quality of presentation style.

BEST NETWORK MUSIC HOST / DUO

For an individual or duo broadcasting on network brands in three or more markets. Breakfast and drive teams are not eligible to enter this category. Solo breakfast & drive hosts are acceptable.

CATEGORY OBJECTIVE
To recognise excellence in on-air presentation across the award year.

CATEGORY DESCRIPTION
This award is made to an individual / duo who displays an outstanding ability to engage, inform and entertain their target audience. These shows are self-produced.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

BROADCAST OUTPUT
Maximum 10 minutes, linking elements are allowed however special effects and other audio enhancements are not, music must be telescoped. In addition, a 10 second audio clip from the entry must be submitted separately with the entry to be used on awards night.

RATINGS TREND DATA
Impact with target audiences - please read notes of what ratings data is to be provided in judging criteria below. 

WRITTEN DEMONSTRATION – no points
Click here to download the written submission template for this award. You are required to submit this as part of your application.

  • Show Concept – 20 words
  • Target Audience – 10 words
  • Goals & Achievements – 200 words
JUDGING CRITERIA

A - 40 POINTSBROADCAST OUTPUT
Audio evidence of the show's effectiveness with its target audience. This will include the ability to inform, educate and/or entertain. Show a connection with the audience (audience involvement). Display relevance, credibility and originality in delivery, along with clarity and quality of presentation style.

B - 10 POINTSRATINGS TREND DATA
Click here to complete the ratings trend data template for this award. This MUST include the following;

  • Target audience data of the brand on which the broadcast is produced.
  • Each network must specify this prior to entries opening and all brand entries must comply with this. The span must be a minimum of 20 years and a maximum of 40 years and specified by gender if relevant.
  • The figures must be for Total NZ.
  • All results must be based in Cume & Share for the specified target.
  • All trend results must include all survey results from the calendar year of the awards.
  • The data must relate to the hours the show was broadcast.
  • Data for music stations must include the performance of the top 10 other stations in your demographic.

BEST LOCAL MUSIC HOST

For an individual broadcasting in one or two markets.

CATEGORY OBJECTIVE
To recognise excellence in on-air presentation across the award year.

CATEGORY DESCRIPTION
This award is made to an individual who displays an outstanding ability to engage, inform and entertain their target audience.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

BROADCAST OUTPUT
Maximum 10 minutes, linking elements are allowed however special effects and other audio enhancements are not, music must be telescoped. 

RATINGS TREND DATA
Impact with target audience - please read notes of what ratings data is to be provided in judging criteria below. For non-surveyed stations or markets no data is required, other scores will be pro-rated when judged.

WRITTEN DEMONSTRATION – no points
Click here to download the written submission template for this award.  You are required to submit this as part of your application.

  • Show Concept – 20 words
  • Target Audience – 10 words
  • Goals & Achievements – 200 words
JUDGING CRITERIA

A - 40 POINTSBROADCAST OUTPUT
Audio evidence of the show's effectiveness with its target audience. This will include the ability to inform, educate and/or entertain. Show a connection with the audience (audience involvement). Display relevance, credibility and originality in delivery, along with clarity and quality of presentation style.

B - 10 POINTSRATINGS TREND DATA
Click here to complete the ratings trend data template for this award, if applicable. This MUST include the following;

  • Target audience data of the brand on which the broadcast is produced.
  • Each station must specify this prior to entries opening and all brand entries must comply with this. The span must be a minimum of 20 years and a maximum of 40 years and specified by gender if relevant.
  • All results must be based in Cume & Share for the specified target.
  • All trend results must include all survey results from the calendar year of the awards.
  • The data must relate to the hours the show was broadcast.
  • Data for music stations must include the performance of the top 10 other stations in your demographic.

BEST TALK PRESENTER - BREAKFAST OR DRIVE

For talk personalities on all radio stations and networks broadcasting in either Breakfast or Drive.

CATEGORY OBJECTIVE
To recognise excellence in on-air presentation.

CATEGORY DESCRIPTION
This award is made to an individual or team who displays an outstanding ability to engage, inform and entertain their target audience.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

BROADCAST OUTPUT
Maximum 10 minutes, linking elements are allowed however special effects and other audio enhancements are not, music must be telescoped. In addition, a 10 second audio clip from the entry must be submitted separately with the entry to be used on awards night.

RATINGS TREND DATA
Impact with target audiences - please read notes of what ratings data is to be provided in judging criteria below. For non-surveyed stations or markets no data is required, other scores will be pro-rated when judged.

WRITTEN DEMONSTRATION – no points
Click here to download the written submission template for this award. You are required to submit this as part of your application.

  • Show Concept – 20 words
  • Target Audience – 10 words
  • Goals & Achievements – 200 words
JUDGING CRITERIA

A - 40 POINTSBROADCAST OUTPUT
Audio evidence of the show's effectiveness with its target audience. This will include the ability to inform, educate and/or entertain. Show a connection with the audience (audience involvement). Display relevance, credibility and originality in delivery, along with clarity and quality of presentation style.

B - 10 POINTSRATINGS TREND DATA
Click here to complete the ratings trend data template for this award, if applicable. This MUST include the following;

  • Target audience data of the brand on which the broadcast is produced.
  • Each network must specify this prior to entries opening and all brand entries must comply with this. The span must be a minimum of 20 years and a maximum of 40 years and specified by gender if relevant.
  • If it is a network entry, the figures must be for Total NZ
  • All results must be in Cume & Share for the specified target.
  • All trend results must include all survey results from the calendar year of the awards.
  • The data must relate to the hours the show was broadcast.
  • Total NZ RNZ database data must include RNZ National, Newstalk ZB, Today FM and any other stations in your demographic. Please note this database is not released publicly so the data is only to be used for judging this category and not for any other use.

BEST TALK PRESENTER - NON-BREAKFAST OR DRIVE

For talk personalities on all radio stations and networks broadcasting outside of Breakfast or Drive shows.

CATEGORY OBJECTIVE
To recognise excellence in on-air presentation.

CATEGORY DESCRIPTION
This award is made to an individual or team who displays an outstanding ability to engage, inform and entertain their target audience.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

BROADCAST OUTPUT
Maximum 10 minutes, linking elements are allowed however special effects and other audio enhancements are not, music must be telescoped. In addition, a 10 second audio clip from the entry must be submitted separately with the entry to be used on awards night.

RATINGS TREND DATA
Impact with Target Audiences:  Please read notes of what ratings data is to be provided in judging criteria below. For non-surveyed stations or markets no data is required, other scores will be pro-rated when judged.

WRITTEN DEMONSTRATION – no points
Click here to download the written submission template for this award. You are required to submit this as part of your application.

  • Show Concept – 20 words
  • Target Audience – 10 words
  • Goals & Achievements – 200 words
JUDGING CRITERIA

A - 40 POINTSBROADCAST OUTPUT
Audio evidence of the show's effectiveness with its target audience. This will include the ability to inform, educate and/or entertain. Show a connection with the audience (audience involvement). Display relevance, credibility and originality in delivery, along with clarity and quality of presentation style.

B - 10 POINTSRATINGS TREND DATA
Click here to complete the ratings trend data template for this award, if applicable. This MUST include the following;

  • Target audience data of the brand on which the broadcast is produced.
  • Each network must specify this prior to entries opening and all brand entries must comply with this. The span must be a minimum of 20 years and a maximum of 40 years and specified by gender if relevant.
  • If it is a network entry, the figures must be for Total NZ
  • All results must be in Cume & Share for the specified target.
  • All trend results must include all survey results from the calendar year of the awards.
  • The data must relate to the hours the show was broadcast.
  • Total NZ RNZ database data must include RNZ National, Newstalk ZB, Today FM and any other stations in your demographic. Please note this database is not released publicly so the data is only to be used for judging this category and not for any other use.