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Wales Media Awards 2020
The Journalists’ Charity Wales Media Awards 2020 are open for entries!
The free-to-enter Awards celebrate and promote great journalism in Wales - work produced in Wales, for an audience in Wales, by journalists, photographers and camera operators.
The Awards – supported this year by headline sponsor Camelot - will be presented in Cardiff on 20 March 2020 at a ceremony hosted by BBC Cymru Wales presenter Lucy Owen and ITV Cymru Wales’ Jonathan Hill.
The Awards are organised on behalf of the Journalists’ Charity by Spencer David. Other sponsors are Aston Martin, Cardiff University, Grayling, ITV Cymru Wales, National Union of Journalists, Openreach, S4C Clic, University of South Wales, Welsh Government and Western Power Distribution
The Awards can now be entered via www.walesmediaawards.co.uk. The closing date for entries is midnight on Friday 15 November and shortlists will be announced in February 2020.
Eligible work is anything published or broadcast between 1 October 2018 and 30 September 2019.
Eligible work for the Student Journalist of the Year Category only is work produced by a journalism student when in full time education, and appearing between 1 March 2018 and 31 August 2019 in print, magazine, online or broadcast.
The Wales Media Awards are organised as a fundraiser for the Journalists’ Charity in Wales which helps journalists and their dependants with advice, grants and other forms of financial assistance.
To enter the Awards, please go to the Categories page here. Click though to the criteria for the category you want to enter - a link at the end of the criteria will take you to the application form.