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Below are the NEW 2020 Awards.  For more information and questions, contact Greg@cmw.net

CMW RadioActive Awards Criteria

Program Director of the Year – (Major & Secondary Markets)

  • Programming – provide highlights over the eligibility period.
  • Career Development – examples of team building, talent relations, assistance in developing a personality success story.
  • Business Performance – developing new business, assisting with generation of sales.
  • Promotions – overview of promotion highlight(s) over the eligibility period.
  • Ratings – Outline of performance in terms of share.

Music Director of the Year – (Major & Secondary Markets)

  • Accessibility – for promo calls, meetings and providing feedback recognized by both staff and industry as a team player in all aspects of the radio station.
  • Ears/Hit Picker – reputation for fair evaluation of new product as well as picking and making the hits.
  • Profile – effort to attend shows and industry events relative to the market and industry
  • Extra Mile – takes the extra step to expose or champion a Canadian artist.

On-Air Talent of the Year – (Major & Secondary Markets)

  • Ratings – Outline of performance in terms of share with target demos (12+ average over the last 12 months using NUMERIS data)
  • Community Involvement – Show they are accessible and care about investing in the community.
  • Air Check – 2:00- 3:00 minutes in MP3 format, with a maximum file size of 5MB.

Excellence in Commercial Creative & Production – (Major & Secondary Markets)

  • Originality (unique, creative)
  • Production (great use of)
  • Message clarity
  • Listener engagement

Community and Public Service Campaign – (Major & Secondary Markets)

  • Impact/relevance and benefit to the community
  • Station resources, initiative and involvement
  • Creativity, originality and imagination
  • Production quality

Promotion of the Year – (Major & Secondary Markets)

  • Creativity, originality and imagination
  • Station resources, initiative and involvement
  • Benefits station, listeners, sponsors and/or revenue
  • Multi-faceted & run cross platforms

Music Station of the Year – (Major & Secondary Markets)

  • Ratings – outline of performance in terms of share with target demos (12+ average over the last 12 months using NUMERIS data)
  • Community Service – outline the greatest single or continuing contribution to the community in the calendar year for 2019
  • Building Canadian Talent – outline the station’s contribution to the assistance of building Canadian talent on radio. Note: For talk radio, this outline should be based on coverage for special events.
  • Exceptional Performance or Achievement – outline the station’s performance highlights for 2019.

Non-Music Station of the Year – (Major & Secondary Markets)

  • Ratings – outline performance in terms of share with target demos (12+ average over the last 12 months using NUMERIS data)
  • Community Service – outline the greatest single or continuing contribution to the community in the 2019 calendar year
  • Local Coverage – entry should include station coverage of special events in your market.
  • Exceptional Performance or Achievement – outline the station’s performance highlights in 2019

Francophone Music Station of the Year – (All Markets)

  • Ratings – outline of performance in terms of share with target demos (12+ average over the last 12 months using NUMERIS data)
  • Community Service – outline the greatest single or continuing contribution to the community in the calendar year for 2019
  • Building Canadian Talent – outline the station’s contribution to the assistance of building Canadian talent on radio. Note: For talk radio, this outline should be based on coverage for special events.
  • Exceptional Performance or Achievement – outline the station’s performance highlights for 2019.

Francophone Non-Music Station of the Year – (All Markets)

  • Ratings – outline performance in terms of share with target demos (12+ average over the last 12 months using NUMERIS data)
  • Community Service – outline the greatest single or continuing contribution to the community in the 2019 calendar year
  • Local Coverage – entry should include station coverage of special events in your market.
  • Exceptional Performance or Achievement – outline the station’s performance highlights in 2019

Multicultural/ Indigenous/ Special Interest Station of the Year – (All Markets)

  • Ratings – outline of performance in terms of share with target demos (12+ average over the last 12 months using NUMERIS data)
  • Community Service – outline the greatest single or continuing contribution to the community in the calendar year for 2019
  • Building Canadian Talent – outline the station’s contribution to the assistance of building Canadian talent on radio. Note: For talk radio, this outline should be based on coverage for special events.
  • Exceptional Performance or Achievement – outline the station’s performance highlights for 2019.

Broadcast Executive of the Year – (All Markets)

  • Y/Y ratings performance for the company’s station or cluster of stations
  • Outstanding community and public service achievements over the past year
  • Identify all station recognition/awards received in the past year
  • New operational innovations introduced to the company
  • Examples of great people and culture initiatives, including diversity in the workplace
  • Overall contribution to the broadcast industry in terms of support and participation in various industry undertakings

Podcast of the Year – (All Markets)

Winner to be determined by a national online survey among a representative sample of Canadian podcast listeners conducted by Audience Insights Inc.  No entries or nominations required.


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