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PMJA Annual Awards

The PMJA Annual Awards Competition is designed to recognize the very best in public media work done by local public media outlets.  Award winners are celebrated at PMJA’s annual conference. 

WHY SUBMIT? Awards, Community, and More!

Think your local public media team deserves national recognition? Submit your work for the PMJA Annual Awards! For over 30 years, we've honored hundreds of public radio journalists, shining a spotlight on exceptional public media projects.

Here's why you should submit your work:

Amplify your team's voices: Get their brilliant work featured on our website, press releases, and social media.
Boost morale and recruitment: Show your team their work matters on a big stage! Happy, valued employees = thriving culture.
Build a powerful portfolio: Reflect on your projects, showcase expertise, and highlight impact. You'll demonstrate your value to your colleagues and your community.

And the perks don't stop there!

Connect with the PMJA community: Keep your membership up-to-date and join our regular meetups to network and learn from inspiring peers and mentors.
Become a future judge: Finalists and winners are often recruited to judge future awards, shaping the landscape of public media recognition.

Ready to enter? Submit your work. We can't wait to see what you've created.

Pro tip: Keep a folder of your best work throughout the year. When awards season comes, you'll be ready to shine!