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2019 RTDNA/NEFE Personal Finance Awards
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2019 RTDNA/NEFE Personal Finance Awards

Submit your entries for this award! One winner will be selected per category. Winners receive $1000.

4/9/2019 to 7/25/2019
When: July 22, 2019
Where: United States
Contact: Kate McGarrity

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Entry Parameters
Winning entries will:

  • Be submitted by a television or radio broadcast outlet or online news operation. Broadcast entries may also have appeared on the station's website. Submissions from corporate website blogs or non-news related sites will not be considered. 
  • Be focused on an aspect of personal finance.
  • Demonstrate keen understanding and clear presentation of a newsworthy financial topic.
  • Exhibit an obvious commitment to educating and empowering news consumers to consistently make healthy, educated financial decisions.
  • Show an exceptionally creative approach to research, story gathering, using sources, and reporting.
  • Set a standard as industry-leading financial journalism.

Award Rules

  • Entries must have aired on TV, radio or online between April 1, 2018, and August 1, 2019.
  • Entries may not be longer than 10 minutes in length.
  • Entries must be uploaded to an external site (YouTube, Vimeo, etc. with no password required) or hosted via an external URL (your station’s site, for example), which will be provided to RTDNA/NEFE in the application.
Winners will receive a $1,000 prize*, complimentary registration to Excellence in Journalism 2019 in San Antonio along with round trip economy-class airfare and two nights hotel**.

*The award will be presented to the individual entrant listed on the application, not to a station or news organization.
**Entrants must agree that, if chosen as a winner and they CANNOT attend the convention in San Antonio, Texas, September 5-7, to participate in the Money Matters session, they will forfeit the prize and an alternate winner will be chosen.

The fee per entry is is $25 for RTDNA members and $50 for non-members.

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