TV Contest Categories


 -Spot News 4-

A single story of an unplanned event typically known as “breaking news” shot and edited in 4 hours or less. No time limit on length of story.

– Spot News 9 –

A single story of an unplanned event typically known as “breaking news” shot and edited in under 9 hours. No time limit on length of story.

– General News –

A single story shot and edited in under 9 hours. This is to be considered a random “day-of” assignment of any news topic. No time limit on length of story.

– General News NT –

A single story of any news topic. No time restrictions on shooting or editing. No time limit on length of story.

– News Feature 9 –

A single story of a “light-hearted” nature shot and edited in under 9 hours. No time limit on length of story.

– News Feature NT –

A single story of a “light-hearted” nature. No time restrictions on shooting or editing. No time limit on length of story.

– News Series/In Depth –

A single story or multiple part series of stories. If there are multiple parts to the entry, all parts must be entered. No time limit on length of story.

– Sports General –

A single story of a planned sports event. Story should include outcome of sports event. No time limit on length of story.

– Sports Feature –

A single story of a sports nature. No time limit on length of story.

– Sports Highlights –

A composite of highlights of any sport(s). No time limit on length of story.

– Team Spot News –

A single story of an unplanned event typically known as “breaking news” Must have been shot by 2 or more photographers. Please include names of all that contributed on entry form. No time limit on length of story.

– Editing –

A single story of any topic demonstrating editor’s ability to edit. No time limit on length of story.

– Multimedia Journalist Composite –

A composite of no less than 3 and no more than 5 stories of any topic. Must have been shot, written, edited and “voiced” or “tracked” by entrant. Length of composite not to exceed 15 minutes.

– Writing –

A single story of any topic demonstrating entrant’s ability to creatively write a story. No time limit on length of story.