OTTAWA, June 25, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is
pleased to invite entries for the 2013 Media Awards for Health
The CMA is proud to sponsor the awards, which honour outstanding
Canadian journalism that enhances understanding of health, the health
system and the role of health professionals.
The 2013 award categories are:
The Michelle Lang Award for Excellence in Print Reporting - In-depth
Excellence in Health Reporting - Print (Large market)
Excellence in Health Reporting - Print (Mid-size market)
Excellence in Health Reporting - Television news
Excellence in Health Reporting - Television in-depth reporting
Excellence in Health Reporting - Radio
Excellence in Local Health Reporting - Print and broadcast
Excellence in Digital Health Reporting
Excellence in Emerging Health Care Issue Reporting - Print, broadcast
The Norman Bethune Award for Excellence in International Health
Reporting - Print, broadcast
Excellence in Multicultural Health Reporting - Print, broadcast
In the category "Excellence in Emerging Health Care Issue Reporting,"
the CMA has selected seniors and health care as the 2013 emerging issue.
To be considered, stories must have been printed or broadcast between Aug. 11, 2012, and
Aug. 2, 2013, inclusive. Entries must be received by Aug. 2, 2013.
Each entry will be judged by a committee of medical, health sector and
journalism professionals from across Canada. The awards will be
presented Oct. 2, 2013, during a gala event at the Château Laurier in
The media awards website has changed: please visit www.cma.ca/media-awards for full rules and more information on how to submit an entry.
SOURCE: Canadian Medical Association
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