The NFHS Network Recognizes Top Student Broadcast Teams From Across the Country
High School Student Broadcasters will be honored with the second annual NFHS Network Awards
The NFHS Network, the nation’s leading high school sports media company, invites high school student broadcast programs and high school student broadcasters to submit nominations for the second annual NFHS Network Awards. With the NFHS Network Broadcast Academy being held every other year, this year the winners will be announced via a special online presentation in April. Nominations are due by February 23, 2016.
Submissions can be sent to awards@NFHSNetwork.com
For any questions, contact your account manager.
Best Overall School Broadcast Program
Given to the school that best uses the NFHS Network platform to broadcast events and also excels in promoting their program within the school community. Schools will be evaluated based on a number of factors including, but not limited to, the number and diversity of live events, original programming, production quality, and viewership.
To be considered for this award, a school must submit a 1-2 minute video highlighting its School Broadcast Program and demonstrating how the program has benefitted its students, school and community.
Best New School Broadcast Program
Given to a school that joined the NFHS Network during the previous school year (2014-2015) and demonstrated a high level of production and broadcast capabilities.
To be considered for this award, a school must submit a written description (no more than 500 words) of its School Broadcast Program – including background on how the program started, who started it, the number of students involved, the number and type of events they’ve broadcast, and any other factors the school thinks is important in evaluating its program.
Best Live Sports Broadcast
Given to the school that produced the best live sports broadcast based on integrated use of production elements such as graphics, audio quality, camera work and unique programming or production elements such as replay, switched multi-cameras and unique camera use within the production.
To be considered for this award, a school must submit the title, date, and a brief description (no more than 100 words) of the unique features of the broadcast it would like to nominate.
Best Original Programming
Given to the school that produced the best original programming based on content, features, audio quality, and camera work, writing, editing and other production elements.
To be considered for this award, a school must submit the title, date, and a brief description (no more than 100 words) of the unique features of the broadcast it would like to nominate. Qualifying programming includes, but is not limited to, packaged broadcasts, studio shows, and feature stories.
Best Student Broadcaster
Given to the student broadcaster that best exemplifies the values of the NFHS Network School Broadcast Program and showcases excellence in broadcast journalism by demonstrating leadership and innovation.
To be considered for this award, a student must submit a one-minute personal highlight video and a recommendation letter from their School Broadcast Program teacher or club sponsor.
Highlight of the Year
Given to the school that captured and shared the most exciting highlight of the year based on the context of the highlight and the broadcasters on camera call of the highlight.
The highlight must have been clipped within a week of the live event. To be considered for this award, a school must submit the title, date, and a brief description (no more than 100 words) of the unique features of the highlight it would like to nominate. Schools are also encouraged to share social media metrics (shares, likes, retweets, etc.).
School Broadcast Program Teacher of the Year
This award is presented by the School Broadcast Program account management team in appreciation of the commitment a teacher has made to leading and promoting the program and engaging students at their school.