The selection of judges for the RTDNA Canada 2021 Awards is now closed. Please check back in early 2022 if you are interested in judging for the 2022 awards season.
Thank you for volunteering to be a judge for the 2021 RTDNA Canada Awards. These are awards to be presented in 2021 for journalism published in 2020.
Members of RTDNA Canada appreciate the valuable contribution you are making to improve broadcast and digital journalism by accepting the position of judging these prestigious Awards.
This guide is designed to assist you at the Regional, National and Best Canadian Local News judging levels. It will help answer some of the questions that may arise while you are engaged in the judging process.
Good luck and good judging!
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Judging Dates and Deadlines:
March 2021 – Judges informed of their panel assignments
Mar 4 – 14, 2021 – Regional and National Awards Judging Period
Mar 15 – 19, 2021 – Regional and National Awards – tie break period
Mid-April 2021 – Regional Awards nominees announced
Mar 22 – Apr 4, 2021 – Best Canadian Local News Judging Period
Apr 5 – 9, 2021 – Best Canadian Local News Awards Judging – tie break period
Late-April 2021 – Regional Awards Winners Announced – West, Prairies, Central, East
May 2021 – National Awards nominees announced
May 2021 – Best Canadian Local News Awards nominees announced
Spring 2021 – National and Best Canadian Local News Awards winners announced