Murrow Awards deadline extended to February 20

February 5, 2013 03:00

The entry deadlines for the 2013 Edward R. Murrow Awards contest and the RTDNA/UNITY Awards contest have been extended to Wednesday, February 20. Gather your best work from the past year and submit your entries today using our online entry system.

Murrow and Unity Award entries received AFTER  5PM ET Friday, February 8, 2013 will incur a $10  deadline extension charge in addition to the entry fee.   The entry prices shown online after 5PM Friday will include that charge.

2013 Edward R. Murrow Awards

The Radio Television Digital News Association has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971. Murrow's pursuit of excellence in journalism embodies the spirit of the awards that carry his name. Murrow Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Edward R. Murrow made a standard for the broadcast news profession.

2013 RTDNA/Unity Awards

RTDNA honors outstanding achievements in the coverage of diversity with the RTDNA / UNITY Award. The award is part of the covenant the association has adopted to achieve diversity in the newsroom through developing news content and editorial staffs that reflect the changing face of communities. The purpose of the award is to encourage and showcase journalistic excellence in covering issues of race and ethnicity. It is presented annually to news organizations that show an ongoing commitment to covering the diversity of the communities they serve.

Click here to see the rules and entry requirements for the Edward R. Murrow Awards and the RTDNA/Unity Awards.

Click here to enter the 2013 awards contest! THE DEADLINE FOR THE 2013 CONTEST HAS PASSED