Rising Star Award

The Rising Star award, sponsored by Avid, 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.

Key Dates

  • Nominations Open – 5 July 2022
  • Nominations Closing Date – 18 August 2022
  • Shortlist Announced – 8 September 2022
  • Awards  Ceremony – 10 November 2022

When applying

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.

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

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