Golf News for Tuesday, June 19, 2012 | Awards

ING Media Awards committee adds three new categories to program

LAKE MARY, Fla. -- The ING Media Awards committee, chaired by Cody Law of Golf Mesquite Nevada, has added three new categories for this year's 20th edition awards program, which closes on October 10. This brings the total of ING Media Awards categories to 14.

The ING Media Awards are conducted by the non-profit International Network of Golf. ING is where the media and golf industry connect. It is the only media-based networking organization in the golf industry. Anyone in the golf industry or golf-related media is encouraged to join.

The three new categories are: Radio Show Segment, TV Show Segment and Overall Publication.

Here are the descriptions of the three new categories:

ING Publication Media Award: Rewards excellence in overall golf publishing. Publication will be judged on these criteria: How it utilized the available space; Amount of information, entertainment delivered to the reader; Quality of articles, photography, graphics; Creativity of its "departments" or regular features; The effectiveness of the cover; Overall enjoyment and satisfaction from reading or browsing the publication. Publications must send four copies of the issue being entered.

ING Radio Segment Media Award: Rewards excellence in a segment of a radio show in which golf is the main activity presented. Segment entries can be one interview, one product or course review, one opinion segment, etc. These entries must be presented by way of four copies of the entry being sent along with your entry form.

ING TV Segment Media Award: Rewards excellence in a segment of a TV show in which golf is the main activity presented. Segment entries can be one interview, one product or course review, one opinion segment, etc. These entries must be presented by way of four copies of the entry being sent along with your entry form.

The other categories for this year's awards are: Apparel Writing, Books, Business Writing, Competition Writing, Equipment Writing, Opinion/Editorial Writing, Photography, Profile Writing, Radio Show, TV Show and Travel Writing.

For a complete set of rules, schedule and entry form, visit www.inggolf.com and click on the Media Awards menu.

After a thorough judging process, the winners are announced at the ING Media Awards Presentation Press Conference at the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando in January.

For more information, contact ING at 407-328-0500, or visit www.inggolf.com.

Contact:
Mike Jamison
mike@jamisongolf.com
407-328-0500, ext. 1



 
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