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Media Awards and Recognition

Your work can be award-winning if you know where and how to apply. Get information and advice on how to present your best work so that judges will take notice.

Boost Your Chances of Winning Media Awards
Make sure your media awards entries grab the judges' attention. Follow basic guidelines to increase your chances of being recognized for your hard work.

Media Industry Awards Can Boost Your Career
Win recognition in the media industry by entering competitions for the top media awards. Take home trophies and sometimes even cash for your outstanding work.

Edward R. Murrow Awards
One of the top awards you can win for electronic journalism is the Edward R. Murrow Award, named for the legendary CBS News broadcaster. These awards are presented to news organizations, rather than to individuals.

Emmy Awards Profile
You can get the recognition you deserve by winning an Emmy Award. These awards honor outstanding work in television, both in front of and behind the camera. Find out how the awards got their start and who is eligible to win an Emmy Award statuette.

EPPY Awards Profile
EPPY Awards recognize outstanding media websites. These yearly awards are given in dozens of categories to websites large and small. Find out how to win EPPY Awards by knowing how to enter.

National Magazine Awards Profile
Get recognition for your work in media through the National Magazine Awards. The American Society of Magazine Editors honors achievements in reporting, photography, design and many other categories for both printed and digital publications.

Peabody Award Profile
The Peabody Award is the oldest award for excellence in electronic media and is billed as the most prestigious. Whether you work in TV, radio or online media, you are eligible to enter to win these awards, even if you work for a small company. Find out what the judges are looking for as they search for outstanding performances to recognize.

Pulitzer Prizes Profile
Some of the top media awards are The Pulitzer Prizes. They honor excellence in journalism in newspapers and online news sites. Learn more about the awards and how to get this coveted recognition.

Scripps Howard Awards Profile
You can win recognition for your work in media by entering the Scripps Howard Awards. Unlike many other award programs that are tailored to specific types of media, the Scripps Howard Awards honor excellence in journalism across the spectrum -- from print and broadcast to online.

Associated Press Television and Radio Association Awards
APTRA's Mark Twain Awards cover the best news broadcast, best sports segment, best weather segment and best news writing. Only AP members from a TV or radio station are eligible.

Digital Magazine Awards
The DMAs honor nominees in multiple categories. Magazine Launch of the Year, Editor of the Year, Designer of the Year, Photographer of the Year and Writer of the Year are just some of the award categories.

Newspaper Association of America Awards
The NAA is involved in more than 25 awards competitions. Newspapers can be honored for circulation, marketing, advertising and research in the Media Innovation Awards and Presstime 20 Under 40 honors 20 newspaper employees under 40 years of age.

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