Due to last week’s three-day lockdown, a decision to extend the closing deadline for the 2021 Voyager Media Awards has been made. Entries will now close at 1pm on Wednesday, 3 March*.

Get your best work from 2020 ready and enter now: npa.co.nz/voyager-media-awards

In news just in, nib New Zealand is again offering up to $10,000 in scholarships for health-related journalism, $4,000 for a junior scholarship and $6,000 for a senior scholarship which is open to print-based, website and broadcast journalists. The scholarships can be applied to travel, accommodation and/or other legitimate costs associated with the research, writing and/or producing the heath-related stories.

For detailed criteria on each of our 66 awards across eight categories, including 16 ‘written only’ awards and 29 ‘all media’ awards, go to: npa.co.nz/voyager-media-awards/2021-awards-criteria

The list of finalists will be released in April.


Date confirmed for 2021 Voyager Media Awards celebration

Be sure to mark Friday, May 28 on your calendar.  We’ll be announcing and celebrating the winners of the 2021 Voyager Media Awards at a glitzy cocktail celebration in Auckland – stay tuned for more details.

The Voyager Media Awards could not happen without the support from our generous sponsors; Voyager Internet, ASB, Canon, Google News Initiative, Huawei, Māori Television, Radio New Zealand, Sky Sport, Science Media Centre, Asia Media Centre, NZ On Air, nib and Newshub.

*Any entries received after the closing deadline will be accepted subject to approval from the Voyager Media Awards team and an additional $50 late fee.


For further information:
Please contact Brook Cameron, General Manager, News Publishers’ Association on brook.cameron@npa.co.nz or visit npa.co.nz/voyager-media-awards

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