ABOUT THE RISING STAR AWARD

The Rising Star Award, sponsored by EditShare, 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.

AWARD SPONSOR

NOW OPEN FOR ENTRIES

To enter, simply fill out the entry form below. It is free to enter, and you can enter as more than one category. You can nominate yourself, as well as others. There is no age limit (although this award is limited to those with 4 years or less industry experience, as of 21 September 2020) or geographical restrictions and nominees can work either full or part time. All entries are subject to our Awards terms & conditions which can be found here.

The closing date for entries has been extended to 17:00 (BST) on 2 October 2020 – no entries received after this date will not be considered.

Entry form

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