Categories & criteria

Canon Media Awards 2017 categories and criteria.

Digital

Website of the Year (Sponsored by Google)
Best News Website or App (Sponsored by ASB)
Best Blog Site



 

Feature writing (long-form, +2500 words)

Feature Writer of the Year (long-form)
Feature writer - arts and entertainment
Feature writer - business and politics
Feature writer - crime and justice
Feature writer - general
Feature writer - health and lifestyle
Feature writer - sport
Best Feature Writer Junior (long-form)


 

Feature writing (short-form, up to 2500 words)

Feature Writer of the Year (short-form)
Feature writer - arts and entertainment
Feature writer - business and politics
Feature writer - crime and justice
Feature writer - general
Feature writer - health and lifestyle
Feature writer - sport
Best Feature Writer Junior (short-form)


 

General


Best artwork/graphics
Best coverage of a major news event
Best editorial campaign or project
Best headline
Best trade/specialist publication and/or website
Business Journalist of the Year
Cartoonist of the Year (Sponsored by NZ Cartoon Archive)
Community Journalist of the Year
Editorial Executive of the Year (Sponsored by ASB)
nib Health Journalism Scholarship - Junior (Sponsored by nib)
nib Health Journalism Scholarship - Senior (Sponsored by nib)
Regional Journalist of the Year
Reviewer of the Year
Science and Technology Award (Sponsored by Science Media Centre)
Sports Journalist of the Year
Student Journalist of the Year (Sponsored by AUT)


 

Magazines

Magazine of the Year (Sponsored by Webstar)
Best magazine design


 

Newspapers

Best newspaper front page
Best newspaper-inserted magazine
Community Newspaper of the Year (Sponsored by Canon)
Newspaper of the Year (more than 30,000 Circulation)
Newspaper of the Year (up to 30,000 Circulation)
Weekly Newspaper of the Year


 

Opinion writing

Opinion Writer of the Year
Opinion writer - business and politics
Opinion writer - general
Opinion writer - humour/satire
Opinion writer - sport


 

Photography

Photographer of the Year
Best feature photo
Best general photo
Best news photo
Best photo essay
Best photo (junior)
Best portrait photo
Best sports photo


 

Reporting

Reporter of the Year
Best investigation
Best Reporter (Junior)
Best (single) news story (Sponsored by AAP)
Reporter - arts and entertainment
Reporter - crime and justice
Reporter - Maori and ethnic affairs
Reporter - general
Reporter - health and lifestyle


 


 

Videography

Videographer of the Year
Best feature video
Best news video
Best sports video

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