Update: The deadline to submit entries has been extended to March 14, 2018.
The 2018 RTDNA Kaleidoscope Awards entry period is now open.
RTDNA is committed to increasing diversity in newsrooms and encouraging coverage of diverse communities.
The Kaleidoscope Awards honor news organizations demonstrating a commitment to covering the diversity of the communities they serve and showcase journalistic excellence in covering issues of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender identity.
Stories told between January 1 and December 31, 2017, on radio, television and digital media are eligible for entry in the 2018 contest. For complete contest rules, see the Call for Entries.
The extended deadline to submit entries for consideration is March 14, 2018. Submit entries by February 7 to receive an early bird discount on each entry. RTDNA members also enjoy a member discount on entry fees, so it pays to be a member.
Winners will be announced in June and recognized at the 2018 Excellence in Journalism Conference, Sept. 27-29, 2018, in Baltimore.