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EY Business Journalism Awards
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- Who should enter? The EY Business Journalism Awards are open to all journalists working in New Zealand who contribute to print/online and broadcast media and write on business, economic and financial issues.
- When do entries close? The closing date for entries is 5.00pm, 30 April 2014.
- Can I submit any article? Entries must have been published in New Zealand between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2014.
- Can I enter multiple categories? You may enter in multiple categories but only one entry per category is permitted. This entry may include up to three parts of a series.
- Can I enter the same piece in two categories? You cannot enter the same piece in more than one category.
- Do I need to include any other information? Each entry may include a typed cover letter of up to 300 words, outlining the background and/or context of your entry.
- What defines ‘Young Journalist’? Those entering the Young Journalist category must sign a declaration (on the entry form) stating that they have less than three years’ experience in journalism.
- Do I need to include an original copy of the article? Print entries must be uploaded as a scanned/pdf version as evidence the article has been published.
- How can I submit my television or radio entry? Broadcasting journalists should email a soft copy of their submissions along with their entry form.
- Will joint entries be considered? If an entry is on behalf of a team, the entrants must nominate the individual they wish to be considered for the award.
- Will my story be used for other purposes? By entering, entrants consent to EY using all or part of their story/stories, and their names, for promotional purposes.
- What are the key milestones for this award? The winners will be announced, and the awards will be presented, at a cocktail function at EY’s Auckland offices on Thursday 19 June. Finalists living outside Auckland will be flown to Auckland for the function and provided with overnight accommodation, at EY’s expense.