Best New Broadcaster - On-Air

AWARD OBJECTIVE
To recognise outstanding talent and/or promise in those new to the radio broadcasting industry specialising in on air presentation.

AWARD DESCRIPTION
This award is made to a new broadcaster who displays an outstanding ability to engage, inform and entertain their target.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

AUDIO
Audio duration maximum is 10 minutes.

WRITTEN
Click here to download the written submission template for this award.  You are required to submit this as part of your application.

Goals & Achievements - 200 words

Compulsory - A letter from the General Manager or Content Director confirming the entrant has not yet completed 2 years full-time employment in NZ broadcasting. Note that internship is not deemed to be part of this period but those whose service includes previous overseas experience in radio or NZ experience in television are not eligible.

Examples of optional additional material (limited to 4 additional pages):

  • Marketing material directly related to your work
  • Evidence of major achievements during the year
  • Evidence of multi-tasking, innovative or proactive approaches
  • Letters of affidavits of support
  • Press clippings
  • Ratings Information (where available)

Video uploads will be allowed for this category. Duration is to be no longer than 2 minutes (approx 20MB). Edited highlights videos can be created for your radio award entry, but any filmed footage included in them must be from the original and not re-created.

JUDGING CRITERIA

50 POINTSBROADCAST OUTPUT

  • Audio evidence of the entrant’s effectiveness with their target audience. This will include the ability to inform, educate and/or entertain.
  • Professionalism, ability and effectiveness in job performance.
  • Connection with the audience (audience involvement).
  • Relevance, credibility and originality in delivery.

Best New Broadcaster - Journalist

AWARD OBJECTIVE
To recognise outstanding talent and/or promise in those new to the radio broadcasting industry specialising in on air news, sports or journalism.

AWARD DESCRIPTION
This award is made to a new broadcaster who displays an outstanding ability to engage and inform their target audience.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

AUDIO
Audio duration maximum is 10 minutes.

WRITTEN
Click here to download the written submission template for this award.  You are required to submit this as part of your application.

Goals & Achievements - 200 words

Compulsory - A letter from the General Manager or Content Director confirming the entrant has not yet completed 2 years full-time employment in NZ broadcasting. Note that internship is not deemed to be part of this period but those whose service includes previous overseas experience in radio or NZ experience in television are not eligible.

Examples of optional additional material (limited to 4 additional pages):

  • Marketing material directly related to your work
  • Evidence of major achievements during the year
  • Evidence of multi-tasking, innovative or proactive approaches
  • Letters of affidavits of support
  • Press clippings
  • Ratings Information (where available)

Video uploads will be allowed for this category. Duration is to be no longer than 2 minutes (approx 20MB). Edited highlights videos can be created for your radio award entry, but any filmed footage included in them must be from the original and not re-created.

JUDGING CRITERIA

50 POINTSBROADCAST OUTPUT

  • Audio evidence of the entrant’s effectiveness with their target audience. This will include the ability to inform, educate and/or entertain.
  • Professionalism, ability and effectiveness in job performance.
  • Connection with the audience (audience involvement).
  • Relevance, credibility and originality in delivery.

Best New Broadcaster - Off-Air

AWARD OBJECTIVE
To recognise outstanding talent and/or promise in those new to the radio broadcasting industry.

AWARD DESCRIPTION
This award is made to a broadcaster, with less than two years full time employment in broadcasting in radio in New Zealand, who demonstrated outstanding talent and/or promise in an off-air role.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

WRITTEN
Click here to download the written submission template for this award.  You are required to submit this as part of your application.

Goals & Achievements - 200 words

Compulsory - A letter from the General Manager or Content Director confirming the entrant has not yet completed 2 years full-time employment in NZ broadcasting. Note that internship is not deemed to be part of this period but those whose service includes previous overseas experience in radio or NZ experience in television are not eligible.

A maximum of 4 examples of your work from a mix of:

  • Evidence of major achievements during the year
  • Press clippings and video or audio evidence
  • Letters of affidavits of support
  • Optional: Audio duration maximum is 10 minutes
JUDGING CRITERIA

A - 30 POINTS | Ability and effectiveness in job performance.

B - 10 POINTS | Evidence of special talents in a specific area of broadcasting.

C - 10 POINTS | Evidence of an innovative and a proactive approach.