Deadline extended for best HIV/AIDS broadcast award


AIDSThe deadline for the “World Awards for Best TV and Radio Programs on HIV and AIDS” has been extended from December 1, 2006, to January 15, 2007 to allow reports broadcast on World Aids Day to be submitted.            

The awards are being sponsored by the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) with UNAIDS and will be presented during its “HIV and AIDS Global Media Strategies” conference in May 2007.

Freelancers and producers from broadcasting organizations with reports that were broadcast between December 1, 2004, and December 1, 2006, are invited to apply.

Awards are divided into four categories, including the best television program to reduce discrimination against people with HIV, the best television documentary on the treatment of AIDS, the best radio public service announcement on HIV and AIDS, and a viewer’s choice award.

Film entries should be from five to 60 minutes long, and radio spots should be less than two minutes long. Submitted reports should be clearly presented and demonstrate comprehensive research. Winners will receive US$2,000.

For more information or to apply, email, telephone + 60 3 2282 4618 or visit

source - IJNet