Judging Procedures and Criteria

The selection of judges for the RTDNA Canada 2022 Awards is now closed.
Please visit this page in late 2022 for information on judging the 2023 Awards

Interested in volunteering to be a judge? You can register directly on RTDNA Canada’s Award site now:  https://rtdnaawards.com/judges

We want to expand and diversify our judging pool by recruiting different levels of experience; different skill sets; and a wider number of news entities including, but not limited to, editors, directors, photojournalists, employees at smaller news organizations or digital news entities, professors at post-secondary journalism schools, ex-journalists now working in other industries, retired journalists, producers, assignment editors, live co-ordinators, and chase producers.

If you have any questions, please contact us at awards@rtdnacanada.com

Members of RTDNA Canada appreciate the valuable contribution you make to improve broadcast and digital journalism by accepting the position of judging these prestigious awards. Thank you!

Awards Committee, RTDNA Canada
Karen Mitchell – Awards Chair
Mieke Anderson
Colleen Schmidt

Note: The information below, Judging Guidelines (Download the PDF version), Judging Dates and Deadlines, Judging Criteria and Rules, Judging Conflict of Interest and Confidentiality, and Awards Categories: Regional and National, will help answer questions that might arise while you are engaged in the judging process.


Click the button below to download / print the PDF version of the Judges Procedure and Criteria.