Deadline: 15 June 2012
Voice of the Listener & Viewer (VLV) is pleased to announce the launch of its seventh Student Essay Competition in association with Channel 4. The Competition is supported by The Voice of the Listener Trust. Winning entrants in two categories will each receive £400. The two winners and the two runners-up will each also be given the opportunity to enjoy two weeks' work experience with a leading television or radio production company.
The competition judges look forward to reading the essays, especially at this time of critical media change with the Communications Bill Green Paper expected imminently, the challenges posed to the BBC and its implementation of Delivery quality First and the ever increasing expansion of the use of social media.
VLV invites entries for its 2012 Student Essay Competition from students studying for a UK registered undergraduate or postgraduate degree, or similar professional qualifications, on the following subject:
What challenges do social media pose for Public Service Broadcasting? How should Public Service Broadcasters address those challenges?
Entries must be submitted as a written essay of a maximum of 2,000 words.
The competition is supported by The Voice of the Listener Trust.
1. The title of the essay for the 2012 VLV Student Essay Competition is:
'What challenges do social media pose for Public Service Broadcasting? How should Public Service Broadcasters address those challenges?
2. You must be studying for a UK registered undergraduate degree, a postgraduate qualification, or an NCTJ recognised journalism qualification to be eligible to enter the essay competition. VLV Board members, staff and members of the judging panel or members of their families may not enter the competition.
3. Essays shall be written in English and must not exceed 2,000 words in length.
4. Written essays must be the work of one person.
5. Written essays must be typed, double-spaced and must be attached to an entry form. It can be sent by post or by email to Linda.Forbes@vlv.org.uk
6. Students must ensure that the entry form is fully completed and signed by themselves and their Course Tutor or Lecturer, and in doing so confirm that the essay submitted is their own work.
7. Essays must be received before 5pm on Friday, 15 June 2012 . Entries will not be returned.
8. All essays must be the original work of the author.
9. The winner in both categories will receive a cash prize of £400. For the winner and runner-up in each category there will also be two weeks' work experience with a leading television or radio production company.
10. VLV may publish or distribute the winning essay or essays in any medium, including electronically, after the winning entry is announced.
11. Judging will be by a panel determined by VLV and its decision shall be final.
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For inquiries: contact Linda Forbes, Events Administrator, VLV, at PO Box 401, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 9FY, 01474 338711 or email email@example.com
For submissions: send to VLV Ltd, PO Box 401, Gravesend, Kent DA12 9FY and mark the envelope 'Student Essay Competition 2012 '
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