Rising Star Award | Sponsored by Harmonic

The Rising Star award, sponsored by Harmonic, will recognise women who are industry newcomers, with four years or less industry experience, but who are considered as stand-out performers, innovators and emerging leaders in the broadcast & media industry. Nominees must have demonstrated exceptional and ongoing achievements and have made significant and demonstrable contributions to their business.


What the judges are looking for

• Description of the individual role played by the applicant and the resulting positive outcomes in projects, activities, or initiatives that in total demonstrate exceptional early and ongoing achievement.

• Evidence that the contributions of the candidate are having a sustained and positive impact on his or her business and/or the profession as a whole.

• Evidence that the candidate’s portfolio of work and resulting successes points to increasing levels of responsibility, both internal and external to the institution.

Nominate for the Rising Star Award

Deadline for entries: 19th July 2024

Please note – there is no save option on the form, so we would recommend drafting your longer answers on Word/Notes and copying/pasting onto the form. There is a minimum and maximum word count on applications – we encourage you to keep to these else the submission will be void.

Terms and conditions can be viewed here. For any further questions, please contact Rise on awards@risewib.com.


Become a Rise Member

Membership to Rise is free and is open to everyone working across, or aspiring to work in, the broadcast and media technology sector.

As part of our community, you will be invited to all of our networking events / conferences / panels, as well as be asked to nominate your colleagues in our annual Rise Awards.

Each member is invited to apply for our annual Mentoring Programme and we are always looking for volunteers for our Rise Up Academy programme and for contributors to our reports too.

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