2011 Radio Mercury Awards Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary
March 9, 2011 at 12:12 PM (PT)
The RADIO MERCURY AWARDS will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. In honor of the occasion, the $100,000 Grand Prize is now $100,000 Best of Show with all finalists in all categories eligible to win the top award. A new Radio Campaign prize will also be awarded. The awards competition is officially open for submissions into Radio’s richest awards program.
"Twenty years ago our business was a very different landscape; we’re evolving the Radio Mercury Awards with new media and emerging technology opportunities," RAB Pres./CEO and Chair of the RADIO MERCURY AWARDS JEFF HALEY. "However, the hallmarks of great radio creative comes down to the root of the idea, and the writers and producers who bring it to life. We look forward to honoring this year’s crop of engaging radio advertising."
Entry deadline to the 2011 RADIO MERCURY AWARDS competition is JULY 15th. Complete details, rules, and entry fees are available at www.RadioMercuryAwards.com or by calling (212) 681-7207.