13th Annual Television and Radio Journalism Award Process
A $20,000 prize was presented to the winner at a banquet in Washington, DC.
*Out of concern for your safety amidst the spread of COVID-19, the date of the annual awards dinner has been moved to September 8, 2020.
- Entries must originally have aired during calendar year 2019
- Entry can be either an individual story or a series
- Stories must be advertised and disseminated as an official series in order to be submitted as one entry
- Entries will be accepted from staff employees of national or local news organizations, nationally-distributed cable programs, online streaming platforms or from freelance journalists who have produced reports disseminated by same
- Online stories will be accepted if produced for and disseminated originally on the web in affiliation with a television or radio news organization, or through an online streaming platform
- Deadline: February 3, 2020
- Entry is free
- Limit three entries per entrant
- Applicants must submit a URL link to their piece or series. Please contact Harpur Schwartz at hschwartz[at]nihcm.org if you are unable submit a link to your entry.
- New insights generated by the reporting
- Impact on health care policy
- Quality of writing and production
- Callie Crossley, Television Commentator, WGBH; Radio Commentator, NPR; former Health and Medicine Producer, 20/20, ABC News
- Susan Dentzer, Visiting Fellow, Robert J. Margolis Center for Health Policy, Duke University; former Senior Policy Adviser, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; former Health Correspondent, NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, PBS
- Gisele Grayson, Senior Producer, Science Desk, NPR
- Stone Phillips, StonePhillipsReports.com; former Dateline NBC Anchor
- Alice Irene Pifer, Co-Producer, Beyond Hoarding Documentary; Co-Editor, The Authentic Voice: The Best Reporting on Race and Ethnicity; former Producer, ABC News (recused)
- Julie Rovner, Robin Toner Distinguished Fellow, Kaiser Family Foundation, and Chief Washington Correspondent, Kaiser Health News
- Susan Wagner, Senior Coordinating Producer, Medical Unit, NBC News