CANADIAN ETHNIC MEDIA ASSOCIATION

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CEMA 2020 AWARDS NOMINATION FORM

BASIC INFORMATION

The NOMINATORThe ENTRANT




DETAILS OF NOMINEE OR ENTRANT

You can be both - if you are, check here:








CATEGORY FOR NOMINATION

PRINTRADIOTELEVISIONDOCUMENTARYINTERNETPODCASTINGINNOVATION


* Please note: You have to complete and send with your entry before SEPTEMBER 6, 2020
If you would prefer to send us a hard copy of your submission, please mail it to:
MAIL TO: 2020 Awards Program, CEMA,
c/o 1 St. Andres Court, Thornhill, ON L3T 2N3
Tel: (416) 488-0048
To cover handling costs, please enclose a cheque or money order for $10.00 for each entry, payable to Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA).

For more infomation, please contact email: info@canadianethnicmedia.com

CEMA AWARDS CATEGORIES: 2020

 

CATEGORY 1: PRINT

For the best news story or feature article, column, opinion piece or editorial. Where the story has been told in series form*, up to three consecutively published stories dealing with the same subject will be permitted.


CATEGORY 2: RADIO

For the best news story or feature article, column, opinion piece or editorial. Where the story has been told in series form*, up to three consecutively published stories dealing with the same subject will be permitted.


CATEGORY 3: TELEVISION

For the best news story, feature or opinion piece. Where the story has been told in series form*, up to three consecutive entries dealing with the same subject will be permitted.


CATEGORY 4: DOCUMENTARY

For the best news story, feature or opinion piece. Where the story has been told in series form*, up to three consecutive entries dealing with the same subject will be permitted.


CATEGORY 5: PODCASTING

For best news story, feature or opinion piece. Where the podcast is in episodic format, stories that best reflect the series will be considered.


CATEGORY 5: PODCASTING

For best news story, feature or opinion piece. Where the podcast is in episodic format, stories that best reflect the series will be considered.


CATEGORY 7: INNOVATION

For best news story, feature or opinion piece. Where the podcast is in episodic format, stories that best reflect the series will be considered.

 


* Please note: You have to complete and send with your entry before SEPTEMBER 6, 2020
If you would prefer to send us a hard copy of your submission, please mail it to:
MAIL TO: 2020 Awards Program, CEMA,
c/o 1 St. Andres Court, Thornhill, ON L3T 2N3
Tel: (416) 488-0048
To cover handling costs, please enclose a cheque or money order for $10.00 for each entry, payable to Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA).

For more infomation, please contact email: info@canadianethnicmedia.com

CEMA AWARDS RULES AND REGULATIONS

CEMA 42st ANNIVERSARY AWARDS COMPETITION

Each year the Canadian Ethnic Media Association presents juried awards to journalists for excellence in their fields. The competition is open to all journalists, in any language, whether or not they are members of the Association.

CEMA 2019 AWARDS COMPETITION SUBMISSIONS

In keeping with its highly anticipated annual practice of recognizing journalistic excellence among its national members, and beyond, CEMA proudly invites submissions for this year’s competition.  This year you have two options for entering submissions:  you can enter manually (the old tried and true way) or electronically.   Details below.

Entries may be made in the following categories:                                                                                                                                                                        

PRINT   

DOCUMENTARY

RADIO                             

TELEVISION                  

PODCAST                        

INTERNET                       

INNOVATION       

SEIRHEY KHMARA ZINIAK AWARD
The Sierhey Khmara Ziniak Award, in honor of the founder, goes to a single person based on a body of work celebrating Canada’s diversity.           

1. Award plaques will be given to winning entrants in print, radio, television and internet in each category as outlined on page 4: Print, Radio, Television, Documentary, Podcasting, Internet & Innovation.
2. Eligibility:
• Competition is open to all legitimate news and information media published or broadcast in Canada.
• Content of the work submitted should clearly relate to and reflect Canada’s multicultural diversity and/or ethnocultural communities in Canada.
• All work must be original, and listings of coming events or other like information submitted by others will not be accepted.
• A contestant may submit his/her own entry or be nominated by a third party.
• Entries must have been published or broadcast between the dates of July 1, 2018 and August 1, 2019. Date of publication or broadcast must be clearly marked on the submission.
• Entries can be in any language, but all entries in languages other than English or French must be accompanied by an English or French translation. A direct translation is preferred, but at minimum, a brief synopsis is required.
• Entries must contain four (4) copies of each piece of work submitted. That is to say, four (4) copies of any article, audio or video recording or printout from a website published or broadcast between July 1, 2018 and August 1, 2019.
3. Judging: Entries will be independently juried and awards will be made on the basis of excellence and Canadian content. Awards are not given to an entire program or publication, however excellent it may be, but to a person for an individual submission or a series as defined in the categories on page 4. The exception to this is the Innovation Award which is given to an organization.
4. Rights: By entering the Awards, you, as the entrant and/or nominee give CEMA the right to publish, screen or play excerpts from the winning entries.
5. Entry Fee: A cheque or money order for $10.00 must accompany each entry. Make cheques payable to “Canadian Ethnic Media Association” (CEMA).
6. Deadline: Submissions must be received no later than September 15, 2019
7. The winning entries will be announced at the CEMA Awards ceremony, November 15, 2019.


* Please note: You have to complete and send with your entry before SEPTEMBER 6, 2020
If you would prefer to send us a hard copy of your submission, please mail it to:
MAIL TO: 2020 Awards Program, CEMA,
c/o 1 St. Andres Court, Thornhill, ON L3T 2N3
Tel: (416) 488-0048
To cover handling costs, please enclose a cheque or money order for $10.00 for each entry, payable to Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA).

For more infomation, please contact email: info@canadianethnicmedia.com