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NIHCM Foundation Television and Radio Journalism Award

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The NIHCM Foundation Health Care Television and Radio Journalism Award recognizes excellence in television and radio reporting on health care issues and policy. The nine-year-old award carries a $10,000 prize and is judged by an independent panel of current and former journalists:

  • Steve Cheng, formerly ABC and NBC News
  • Callie Crossley, WGBH & NPR
  • Susan Dentzer, The Network for Excellence in Health Innovation
  • Stone Phillips, StonePhillipsReports.com
  • Alice Pifer, The Tikson Documentary on Hoarding Disorder
  • Julie Rovner, Kaiser Family Foundation & Kaiser Health News
  • Keith Summa, Fusion
  • Susan Wagner, NBC News

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Television and Radio Journalism Award News

 

We are now accepting submissions for the 10th Annual Television & Radio Journalism Award. Submit your best work from 2016 by February 15, 2017 using the online entry system.

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10th Annual Television and Radio Journalism Award Process

Prize

Award

A $10,000 prize will be presented to the winner at a dinner in Washington, DC on June 5, 2017.

Eligibility

  • Entries must originally have aired during calendar year 2016
  • Entry can be either an individual story or a series
  • Stories must be advertised and disseminated as an official series in order to be submitted as one entry
  • Entries will be accepted from staff employees of national or local news organizations, nationally-distributed cable programs, or from freelance journalists who have produced reports disseminated by same
  • Online stories will be accepted if produced for and disseminated originally on the web in affiliation with a television or radio news organization

Entry

  • Deadline: February 15, 2017
  • Entry is free
  • Limit three entries per entrant
  • Applicants must mail 9 copies of the DVD or CD recording, postmarked by the deadline. Please contact Caitilin Ellis at cellis[at]nihcm.org if you are unable to produce and submit CDs/DVDs of your entry.

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Selection Criteria

  • New insights generated by the reporting
  • Impact on health care policy
  • Quality of writing and production

Judges

  • Steve Cheng, former Producer, ABC and NBC News
  • Callie Crossley, Television Commentator, WGBH; Radio Commentator, NPR; former Health and Medicine Producer, 20/20, ABC News
  • Susan Dentzer, President & CEO, The Network for Excellence in Health Innovation; former Senior Policy Adviser, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; former Health Correspondent, NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, PBS
  • Stone Phillips, StonePhillipsReports.com; former Dateline NBC Anchor
  • Alice Pifer, Co-Producer, The Tikson Documentary on Hoarding Disorder; Co-Editor, The Authentic Voice: The Best Reporting on Race and Ethnicity; former Producer, ABC News
  • Julie Rovner, Robin Toner Distinguished Fellow, Kaiser Family Foundation, and Senior Correspondent, Kaiser Health News
  • Keith Summa, Senior Vice President, Content and Programming, Fusion
  • Susan Wagner, Senior Coordinating Producer, Medical Unit, NBC News