BEST NEWS OR SPORTS JOURNALIST

For outstanding all-round excellence in radio news or sports journalism by an individual.

AWARD OBJECTIVE
To recognise excellence in radio journalism and journalistic endeavour.

AWARD DESCRIPTION
These awards recognise the work of a broadcasting professional involved in radio news or sports journalism. They acknowledge outstanding journalistic endeavour from an individual involved in the preparation of radio news and sports stories, and their responsibility for the public presentation of that news.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

AUDIO

  • Audio duration maximum is 10 minutes
  • Entry must contain a range of stories (minimum of 3).
  • Contents, date and duration of each story must be listed

WRITTEN DEMONSTRATION
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
JUDGING CRITERIA

50 POINTSBROADCAST OUTPUT

  • Journalistic endeavour, including the difficulty of the topic. The entry must provide a real sense of the journalistic endeavour used to inform listeners.
  • Immediacy and originality.
  • Effectiveness and the depth and accuracy of coverage.
  • Use of audio, clarity and presentation.

BEST NEWS STORY - TEAM COVERAGE

For team coverage of a specific news story with a focus on journalistic endeavour.

AWARD OBJECTIVE
To recognise team excellence in radio journalism and journalistic endeavour.

AWARD DESCRIPTION
These awards recognise the work of broadcasting professionals involved in radio journalism. They acknowledge outstanding journalistic endeavour from individuals and teams involved in the preparation of radio news stories, and those responsible for the public presentation of that news.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

AUDIO

  • Audio duration maximum is 10 minutes
  • Contents, date and duration of each story must be listed

WRITTEN DEMONSTRATION
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
JUDGING CRITERIA

50 POINTSBROADCAST OUTPUT

  • Use of audio, clarity and presentation
  • Immediacy and originality.
  • Effectiveness and the depth and accuracy of coverage.
  • Journalistic endeavour, including the difficulty of the topic. The entry must provide a real sense of the journalistic endeavour used to inform listeners

BEST NEWSREADER

For spoken on-air delivery and presentation of radio news.

AWARD OBJECTIVE
To recognise excellence in the presentation of radio news.

AWARD DESCRIPTION
These awards recognise the work of broadcasting professionals involved in radio journalism. They acknowledge outstanding performance from those responsible for the public presentation of the news.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

AUDIO

  • Audio duration maximum is 10 minutes
  • Date and duration of each bulletin must be listed

WRITTEN DEMONSTRATION
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
JUDGING CRITERIA

50 POINTSBROADCAST OUTPUT

  • Quality of spoken presentation, context and sense reading.
  • Voice clarity, quality, diction, tone and pronunciation.
  • Relevance, credibility and originality in delivery.
  • Clarity and quality of presentation style.

BEST SPORTS READER, PRESENTER OR COMMENTATOR

For spoken on-air delivery and presentation of radio sports news by an individual, and for individual or team sports presenters who contribute regularly to a sports talk programme.

AWARD OBJECTIVE

  • To recognise excellence in the broadcasting of sport on radio in New Zealand.
  • To recognise excellence in sports journalism and the on-air presentation of sport for radio broadcast.

AWARD DESCRIPTION
These awards are made to individuals or groups of broadcasting professionals who contribute to the presentation of sports on radio in New Zealand.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

AUDIO

Audio duration maximum is 10 minutes.

WRITTEN DEMONSTRATION
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
JUDGING CRITERIA

50 POINTSBROADCAST OUTPUT

  • Relevance and range of coverage
  • Topicality and immediacy
  • Originality, effectiveness and accuracy
  • Clarity and quality of presentation style.

BEST SPORTS STORY - TEAM COVERAGE

For team coverage of a specific sports story or event with a focus on journalistic endeavour.

AWARD OBJECTIVE

  • To recognise excellence in the broadcasting of sport on radio in New Zealand.
  • To recognise excellence in sports journalism and the on-air presentation of sport for radio broadcast.

AWARD DESCRIPTION
These awards are made to a group of broadcasting professionals who contribute to the presentation of sport on radio in New Zealand.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

AUDIO
Audio duration maximum is 10 minutes.

WRITTEN DEMONSTRATION
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
JUDGING CRITERIA

50 POINTSBROADCAST OUTPUT

  • Relevance and range of coverage
  • Topicality and immediacy
  • Originality, effectiveness and accuracy
  • Clarity and quality of presentation style.