2023 Outstanding Media Coverage of Sport Award

Nominations for the 2023 Victorian Sport Awards are now open until 11.59pm 1 March.

This award recognises the coverage of elite and community sport to the wider public via various online, digital, broadcast and/or print media platforms in 2023. Through positive and inspiring media coverage, the sport has benefited from an improved public-facing image, increased participation, inclusivity and/or greater exposure.

Eligibility:

To be eligible to be considered in this category, the nominee must:

  • Work for or on behalf of mainstream media covering sport
  • Work for or on behalf of a community and/or active recreation club/group or individual within Victoria
  • Work for or on behalf of a State Sporting Association, Regional Sports Assembly, Local Government Authority or Vicsport Associate Member
  • Nominations are open to organisation and/or individuals in both paid and unpaid media positions

Selection Criteria:

  • Exceptional media coverage
  • The impact to have altered or maintain a positive image in the community as a result of the coverage
  • The impact to participation in the community as a result of the coverage
  • Demonstrated achievement to showcase the sport as welcoming, safe and inclusive

Selection Process & Voting:

For all information regarding selection and voting processes, return to the 2023 nominations information page here.

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Eligibility

All nominees for the Victorian Sport Awards will be required to fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

All nominees must be considered as a Victorian in order to be eligible for any award.

To be considered as a Victorian, your nominee must fulfill either requirement (1) OR (2). Please “tick” the criteria below as relevant to your nominee:


Nominee Selection Criteria

This award recognises the coverage of elite and community sport to the wider public via various online, digital, broadcast and/or print media platforms in 2023. Through positive and inspiring media coverage, the sport has benefited from an improved public-facing image, increased participation, inclusivity and/or greater exposure. Please select the appropriate boxes below and answer the questions below in 100 words or less per question (note: submissions over 100 words may not be accepted).

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2022 2022 Australian Open Golf Australia
2021 International Women's Day Campaign Netball Victoria
2020 Raff Agostino School Sport Victoria
2019 Lachlan Rayner Little Athletics Victoria

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