Sports Journalist of the Year

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For the three best sports news stories, or one series of sports stories, which appeared in print, online or were broadcast between 1 October 2018 and 30 September 2019. Any series submitted should not exceed three articles.

 

Submitted work must have been produced in Wales, for an audience in Wales. 

 

You must:

  • Submit stories which appeared in print as PDFs of the page(s) on which they appeared

  • Provide links for online stories. It is a condition of entry that these links must be live, and remain live, until the end of March 2020. Please ensure you provide any passwords required. Failure to do so may result in disqualification

  • Upload radio and TV work to YouTube, and include the links, or provide a link to a website where the work can be viewed or listened to. It is a condition of entry that these links must be live, and remain live, until the end of March 2020. Please ensure you provide any passwords required. Failure to do so may result in disqualification

  • Submit only one entry for this category

  • Supply a supporting statement (maximum 300 words), explaining your work and how it was obtained/produced

 

Judges will be looking for:

  • High quality reporting, commentary and presentation which demonstrates an understanding of the target audience.

  • Insight and analysis

  • Exclusive content

  • Strength of interviews

  • Use of a range of multimedia platforms and graphics to enhance and develop the story

  • Atmospheric audio (radio)

  • Style of writing/delivery

  • Story construction and structure

  • Good use of quotes/clips

  • Evidence of strong sporting knowledge

 

The organisers reserve the right to mention any entrants to this category and to display any of the work they enter in any publicity and marketing relating to the competition without copyright infringement.

 

The decision of the judges in this category is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

 

PLEASE NOTE: It is important that you observe these criteria since failure to do so may result in your entry being disqualified.

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