SMEDIAS 2024 Submission Guidelines

The 2024 National Student Media Awards are fast approaching!

For the 24th year in a row, we’re celebrating the best that students have to offer in journalism, photography, film, TV, radio, and more!

This year’s opening date for submissions is February 26th – get ready to have your work polished and ready to go before the closing date on March 7th!

Radio Journalist Of The Year
TV Production Of The Year
Short Story Of The Year
Collaborative Journalism Of The Year
Small College or Society Publication of the Year
Radio Production of the Year – Arts & Features
Virgin Media Digital Content Creator Award
Virgin Media Belonging Award
Journalism Relating To Health
Film Script Of The Year
Short Film Of The Year
Léiriúcháin Teilifíse i nGaeilge – Faisnéis agus Drámaíocht
Website Of The Year
RSA Journalism Relating to Road Safety
News Photographer Of The Year
SFI Journalism relating to Science & Technology
Film Documentary Of The Year
Layout & Design Of The Year
Journalism Relating To Travel
Features Writer of the Year – Arts & Pop Culture
Radios Dj(s) Of The Year
Iriseoireacht trí Ghaeilge (scríofa)
Radio Documentary Of The Year
 Satirical Writer Of The Year
Magazine of the Year
Journalist of The Year – National Media
Features Writer Of The Year – News & Current Affairs
Radio Production Of The Year – News & Current Affairs
Iriseoireacht trí Ghaeilge – Raidió
Podcast Of The Year
BLOC Gearrfhíseán Dátheangach na Bliana (Irish Language Short Film)
Sports Photographer Of The Year
Sports Writer Of The Year
EPA Journalism Relating To The Environment
Journalism Relating To European Issues (European Commission Award)
Photographer Of The Year
Editor Of The Year
Newspaper Of The Year