The Highlands and Islands Media Awards officially open for entries today. Our panel of judges are waiting to review the leading stories, features and pictures from 9th December 2022 until 27th November 2023 and decide who should win the coveted titles.
Please check the guidelines below and send all entries by 5pm Monday 27th November 2023.
Winners will be announced at the Highlands and Islands Press Ball and Media Awards, to be held on Friday, 2nd February 2024 at the Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness.
We will be advising shortlisted entrants as early as possible. However, given the demand for seats at the ball, we would advise early booking to secure your spot.
For further details of the Highlands and Islands Press Ball and Media Awards, and to book tickets, visit www.pressball.info
We are also seeking nominations for the Barron Trophy, the prestigious award that recognises a lifetime of achievement in journalism in the Highland and Islands. A short commendation should accompany the nomination. Please send to awards chairperson, Nicola McAlley email@example.com
Send all entries to firstname.lastname@example.org
We would prefer that you enter electronically using www.wetransfer.com
1. Log into www.wetransfer.com
2. Add your files
3. Add you email address and your name in message, as well as a contact number
4. Email to email@example.com
The file size limit is 2gb. You can send more than one message if needed.
However, if this is a problem, please send hard copies of your entry or entries to:
Suzanne Kane, Highlands and Islands Media Awards, 13 Grigor Drive, Inverness IV2 4LP.
In particular, we appreciate that entrants for Community Newspaper /Newspaper of the Year may find it easier to send hard copies of entries.
If there are any problems with emailing larger files please contact: Suzanne Kane, Kane Partnership: 07472107550; firstname.lastname@example.org
The categories are open to all writers, online and print, broadcasters and photographers working in the Highlands and Islands.
ALL ENTRIES SHOULD BE PRESENTED IN A NEAT AND TIDY MANNER AND ALL SCANS/FILES CLEARLY LEGIBLE. MISSING SECTIONS OF TEXT OR ILLEGIBILITY WILL, UNFORTUNATELY, DISQUALIFY ENTRIES.
Please DO NOT enter the same articles/features in separate sections i.e. Young Journalist and Feature Writer of the Year. Please submit a separate portfolio for the category of your choice.