Contest honors broadcast, documentary, digital reporting [US]

Posted on May 26, 2020 in Multimedia Journalism

Broadcast, digital and documentary journalists whose work aired in the United States can apply for this award.

The Columbia University's Journalism School is accepting entries for the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards.

Possible submissions include digital and multimedia productions (including online video); network and cable programs; major market stations; medium market stations; small market stations; independent productions-documentary; and local or national radio.

Programs must have appeared on air, online or in theaters for the first time between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020. Non-English entries are eligible, as long as they are accompanied by English subtitles on screen (preferred) or a complete transcript in English.

Winners receive a silver baton or a gold baton for truly outstanding reporting, which is inscribed with the famous observation about the power of television by the late Edward R. Murrow.

The deadline for applications is July 1. The entry free varies from US$100 to US$250.