MADD Media Awards Call for Entries

MADD Media has invited entries for the sixth Annual Contest Awards . This time the theme is ‘Outstanding Drunk Driving and Underage Drinking Stories’.

WHAT: Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) announces the 2008 MADD Media Awards with a “call for entries.” The 6th annual MADD Media Awards program recognizes media professionals and organizations for outstanding coverage of issues related to MADD’s mission to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking.

Entries, according to a MADD release, must be postmarked by March 31, 2008. MADD Media Awards winners will be honored at a luncheon attended by hundreds of volunteers and staff at the 2008 MADD National Conference in September in Dallas.

Awards for outstanding coverage of drunk driving and underage drinking issues will be presented in the following categories: National Television ,Local Television ,Radio , Magazine ,Spanish Language Media ,Community Awareness and Newspaper .

WHEN: Entries are currently being accepted online. All entries must be postmarked by March 31, 2008. To enter online, visit

WHO: To be eligible, stories or programming must have been printed or broadcasted between April 1, 2007 and March 31, 2008 and have originated in the United States. Stories may be hard news or features and may be a single piece of work or a series. There is no limit on the number of entries that may be submitted by an individual or media entity.For more information, visit

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