The National Center on Disability and Journalism (NCDJ) is seeking nominations for the 2020 Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability contest.
- Large includes: Radio—top 20 radio market size (according to Nielsen ratings); Television—network or syndicated TV and Top 20 markets; Print—150,000 circulation or greater (largest single day, including digital replica); and wire services; and magazines, weeklies and online-only media with a primary focus on a regional or national audience.
Small Media Market Awards
- Small includes: Radio—below top 20 radio market size (according to Nielsen ratings); Television—below Top 20 markets; Print—150,999 circulation (largest single day, including digital replica); and magazines, weeklies and online-only media with a primary focus on a state, city, metro area or county.
- Explore and illuminate key legal or judicial issues regarding the treatment of people with disabilities;
- Explore and illuminate government policies and practices regarding disabilities;
- Explore and illuminate practices of private companies and organizations regarding disabilities;
- Go beyond the ordinary in conveying the challenges experienced by people living with disabilities and strategies for meeting these challenges;
- Offer balanced accounts of key points of controversy in the field and provide useful information to the general public;
- Special consideration will be given to entries that are accessible to those with disabilities. For example, broadcast pieces that are available in transcript form and text stories that are accessible to screen readers. All entries will be published on the NCDJ website in accessible formats.
For more information, visit https://ncdj.org/contest/