The Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) has begun accepting entries for the 2008 Edward R. Murrow Awards and RTNDA/Unity Awards.
Presented since 1971, the Murrow Awards honor excellence in journalism. Categories for the 2008 awards include:
- Continuing Coverage
- Feature Reporting
- Feature: Hard News
- Investigative Reporting
- News Documentary
- News Series
- Overall Excellence
- Sports Reporting
- Spot News Coverage
- Use of Sound
- Web site (broadcast affiliated)
- Web site (non-broadcast affiliated)
Television entries must be submitted on DVD and be postmarked no later than Jan. 31, 2008. Late entries will be accepted postmarked until Feb. 10, 2008, but a $25 late fee will be assessed per entry.
The RTNDA/Unity Awards recognize news organizations for coverage of diversity issues. The same deadlines apply.
For more information, visit www.rtnda.org.