To test your club’s creativity and resolve, we offer a 48-hour film festival exclusive to BEA Student Media Club members. Club members must sign up by Friday, October 19th, and the competition takes place the weekend of November 2-4. Winning team members will have their work showcased at BEA2019 and receive complimentary convention registrations.
Club Sign-Up Deadline: October 19th, 2018
Date of Competition: November 2nd – 4th, 2018
Only works completed after December 15th, 2017 are eligible for submission.
The specifics are found under the dropdown menu for student submissions. There is an overall list of rules student submissions will fall under.
Categories for Students:
Interactive Media & Emerging Technologies
Film & Video
Submission Period: November 15th – December 15th
The College Television Awards recognize excellence in student production. In addition to showcasing student production, the College Television Awards is an entry point for a career in television and media. There are over 600 College Television Award alumni, all of whom have access to networking opportunities and events.
Eligibility Period: January 1st, 2017 – July 31st, 2018
Submission Deadline: October 19th, 2018
The FAPB Broadcast Excellence Award is granted to students exhibiting excellence in broadcasting through Florida Associated Press stations. Specific guidelines can be found on the sites official rules page.
Categories and Length of Submissions:
Best TV Newscast: Up to 1 hour
Best Radio Newscast: Up to 15 minutes
Best Breaking News: Coverage of an unplanned single event on one day or stretching over a series of consecutive days. Up to 5 minutes
Best Breaking News Video (Television only): Video coverage ONLY of an unplanned single event on one day or stretching over a series of consecutive days. Up to 5 minutes
Best Sports: One story or series of reports. Up to 5 minutes
Best Use of Sound (Radio Only): Up to 5 minutes
Best Short Light Feature: Up to 3 minutes for TV and 90 seconds for radio
Best Long Light Feature: Up to 15 minutes for both radio and TV
Best Short Hard News Feature: Up to 90 seconds for radio and 3 minutes for TV
Best Long Hard News Feature: Up to 15 minutes for both TV and radio
Best Photo Essay: Can include natural sound and/or voice. Up to 15 minutes
Since 1950, The Green Eyeshades have recognized the very best journalism in the southeastern United States – which now includes print, television, radio, and online. For each category, send links to three of your best clips – from print or online, from any student or professional media outlet based in the Southern United States.
Best News Reporter in the South: News coverage on any single topic or multiple topics, on or off campus.
Best Feature Writer in the South: Can include features on any topic, from sports profiles to first-person immersion pieces.
Best Sports Writer in the South: Can include columns, game stories, features, and profiles.
Best Columnist in the South: Opinions can encompass sports, news, feature, and humor.
Best Photographer in the South: Three shots of anything, from sports to news to feature to entertainment. Note: Submissions must include cutlines.
Best Designer in the South: Single pages, spreads, special issues, covers, photo stories, etc.
The Radio Television Digital News Association has been honoring outstanding achievements in broadcast and digital journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971. One Student Murrow Award will be awarded to an individual or team of individuals in each of five categories. Entries are judged on the national level and winners are recognized at the annual RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Awards Gala in New York City.
Excellence in Audio Newscast
Excellence in Audio Reporting
Excellence in Video Newscast
Excellence in Video Reporting
Excellence in Digital Reporting
Students whose work was published in in Florida in the previous calendar year are eligible. This may include work submitted to professional publications as well as long as the student produced it.
College Journalist of the Year
Best Student Publication
Best News Story
Best News Photo
Best Feature Story
Best Sports Story
Best Sports Photo
Best Opinion Column
Best Page Design
Best Multimedia Feature
Best Coverage of LGBT Issues
Best Coverage of Race and Minorities
Best Disaster Reporting
The Telly Awards annually showcases the best work created within television and across video, for all screens. There is a two-year window of eligibility for the telly competition.
The competition is open to the following types of entries (please see list of categories for complete listings):
Commercials & Marketing
Series, Shows, and Segments
You can apply for a variety of scholarships under through the BEA sites. For more details about an individual category click on the categories name below.
Electronic Media– Class standing preference is given to one or more of these awards
Radio– No restrictions or preference
Media Technology and Innovation– Current sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students can apply
Broadcast History– Graduate students only
Deadlines vary per scholarship.