Radio Division

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(submit all radio entries on CD)

General Excellence:
Entry consists of one newscast broadcast between January 1 – 13, 2013. This date will be chosen at random by the Idaho Press Club and will be announced on January 15, 2013. For the specific dates and additional information, call (208) 389-2879.

General News Report: Reporting of a news story, planned or unplanned. May be a series or comprehensive coverage.

Spot News Report: Coverage of a single breaking, spontaneous event aired the same day or on next available newscast. May include live coverage.

Watchdog⁄Investigative Report: A report uncovering new information that could significantly change the conventional wisdom about anything or anyone of public interest. May be a single report or series that reflects in-depth reporting efforts and enterprise beyond the scope of general news coverage. Entry may include a brief letter outlining research, presentation and impact of report.

Serious Feature Report: Single piece or series. Emphasis on information and presentation. Can be human interest or issue oriented. Preparation may take place over several days.

Light Feature Report: Single piece or series. Human interest or humorous story. Preparation may take place over several days.

News Talk Show: Submit one episode. Program must be Idaho produced and will be judged on presentation, interest, audience interaction and overall quality. May be a call-in program or a general news program with call-in elements.

Sports Talk Show: Submit one episode. Program must be Idaho produced and will be judged on presentation, interest, audience interaction and overall quality.

Sports News Report: Coverage of a sports news story, whether as a regular daily sportscast or special coverage of an event or story. May include human-interest sports stories.

Public Affairs Program: May include documentaries.

Use of Sound: Most creative use of sound in the reporting of a story aired within a daily newscast or special report.