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Journalism Awards 2019

Journalism Awards night presentation

Thursday 9th May 2019, 6pm - Salford Museum and Art Gallery

We are excited to announce that entries for our annual Journalism Awards ceremony are now open to all Journalism students!

This year’s event will take place at the historical Salford Museum and Art Gallery, located on our Peel campus, followed by an after party at our very own Atmosphere Students' Union!

All students who are shortlisted will be invited to attend, but tickets will be available to all Journalism students on a first come first served basis.

All who attend will be treated to a drinks reception on arrival, before the big awards ceremony, as well as a complimentary BBQ and DJ to play until the early hours at the afterparty.

Details regarding tickets will be announced shortly.  

Please see our awards criteria and submit your entry below by Friday 5th April.


Criteria 

The deadline for submissions is Friday 5th April at 4pm. Below you will find the criteria for each of the awards.

Submit your entry

Award                                                                                                                         Criteria                                                                                                                        
Gary Neville Sports Journalist of the Year This must be a piece of sports journalism that impresses the famous judge. It can be across any of these platforms - television, radio, print or online. It can be published or unpublished.       
Steve Panter Multimedia Journalist of the Year This is the award for the best multimedia journalism in print or online. It needs to be a well-written original news article that impresses the judge. It can be published or unpublished.       
Feature Writer of the Year This can include any subject local interest, human interest, politics, celebrity, music etc. It needs to be a well-written original feature that impresses the judge. It can be published or unpublished.       
Photojournalist of the Year This must be a piece of photojournalism. This can be a specific photo or include a portfolio of photos.       
Broadcast Journalist of the Year This must be a piece of radio or television journalism. It can be an example that has been broadcast or not been broadcast.            
1st Year Student Award This student has performed outstandingly during their first year on the course. Engaging fully with journalism, developing new skills and contributing full effort throughout the year. Along with any one piece of journalism produced during the year, please submit max 100 words explaining why you are the ‘best’ first year student.
2nd Year Student Award This student has performed outstandingly during their first and second years on the course. Engaging fully with journalism, developing new skills and contributing full effort throughout the year.  Along with any one piece of journalism produced during the year, please submit max 100 words explaining why you are the ‘best’ second year student.
3rd Year Student Award This student has performed outstandingly during their 1st, 2nd and 3rd years on the course. Engaging fully with journalism, developing new skills and contributing full effort throughout the year.  Along with any one piece of journalism produced during the year, please submit max 100 words explaining why you are the ‘best’ 3rd year student.
Postgraduate Student Award This student has performed outstandingly during their postgraduate year on the course. Engaging fully with journalism, developing new skills and contributing full effort throughout the year. Along with any one piece of journalism produced during the year, please submit max 100 words explaining why you are the ‘best’ postgraduate year student.
Best PR of the YearThis must be an example of a multimedia PR campaign, which could include a written proposal, press releases, video and social media to create a campaign on a variety of platforms. This could be created as part of an in-house or external project. Work can be published or unpublished.