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Call for Entries for 51st Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards


The Chicago Midwest Chapter of NATAS has opened their call for entries for the Emmy Awards for 2009.  They will be accepting entries for work broadcast between June 1, 2008 and May 31, 2009.  The deadline for submission is June 12, 2009. This year, the entire entry and payment process will be handled online;  the call for entries booklet will not be mailed this year, it is available online only. 


Download 2009 Call For Entries PDF


Markets Covered: Chicago, IL; Rockford, IL; Green Bay-Appleton, WI; Madison, WI; Milwaukee, WI; Peoria-Bloomington, IL South Bend-Elkhart, IN; Wausau-Rhinelander, WI.  For more information, entry and eligibility requirements for this year's contest, go to the Chicago/Midwest NATAS website - or you can contact the TV Academy office at 312-369-8600 or via e-mail at

Online Journalism Awards Call For Entries
The Online News Association, the world's largest membership organization of digital journalists, and the University of Miami's School of Communication today opened their call for entries for the 2009 Online Journalism Awards (OJAs), emblematic of the best in online journalism. 

This year, ONA has introduced changes to acknowledge the important role of emerging technology, the influence of the independent digital journalist and the growth of community reporting efforts. Six awards now come with a total of $30,000 in prize money, courtesy of the Gannett Foundation and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and the General Excellence in Online Journalism Award has expanded to include "micro sites."
The OJAs are the only comprehensive set of journalism prizes honoring excellence in digital journalism. Past winners have included major media, international and independent sites and individuals producing innovative
work in multimedia storytelling. This year's honorees will be announced on the final night of ONA09, the Online News Association Conference and Awards Banquet, Oct. 1-3 in San Francisco. More

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