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2019 Call for Entries


It’s that time of year! Everything you’ll need to enter your work in this year’s Suncoast Regional EMMY® Awards is now online. Be sure to review the Call for Entries rulebook carefully. There have been a number of rules changes. Ready to enter? Read more.


Each year the Suncoast Chapter’s EMMY® Awards Committee reviews our Call for Entries and makes changes based on requirements and recommendations from the National Awards Committee. Listed below are the highlights of changes for this year.

Composites (see Composite/Five-Lift Rule; p. 5) Minimum of two and no more than five representative reports/segments/elements. *NOTE: You must have black between each cut. No demo reels or montages are permitted.

Entry Length changed to 30 minutes for Special Achievement categories (p. 22) This includes Overall Excellence, News Excellence and Community Service.

Arts/Entertainment (Category 12 – p. 16) – sub-categories A. News Single Story, B. News Series and C. News Feature are now combined and can all be submitted in sub category A. News

Business Consumer (Category 13 – p. 16) – sub categories A. News and B. Program, are now, sub categories A. Within 24 hours, B. No time Limit, C. Program

Historic Cultural (Category 19 – p. 17) – sub categories A. News and B. Program, are now, sub categories A. News Single Story, B. News Series, C. News Feature and D. Program

Lifestyle Program – ADDED this year – Category 30 (p. 20)

Talent: Reporter – sub-categories revised/changed (p. 24)

IMPORTANT: There have been a number of rules changes. Be sure to read the Call for Entries carefully.

2019 Silver Circle Awards 

This year’s Silver Circle Honorees are Ana Cuervo, Telemundo 51, Joe Kaplan, Daydream Productions, Ted Scouten, WFOR, Steve Shapiro, WSVN and Regional Silver Circle Honorees Bob Grip, FOX10/WALA, Mobile, Alabama and Paul Kennedy, FOX Sports Florida & FOX Sports Sun, Orlando, Florida.

The 31st Annual Suncoast Silver Circle Awards were presented on Sunday, May 19, 2019 during an afternoon reception and luncheon at the Westin Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale. 

Check out the 2019 Silver Circle Awards Photo Gallery. Click here.

Suncoast Student Production Awards

Congratulations to this year’s winning students! The 1st Annual Suncoast Student Production Awards were held at the University of Miami School of Communication, Saturday, April 27th. Students who were able to attend came from all over the state of Florida, Louisiana and Puerto Rico. The event was live streamed in case you weren’t able to attend. It was an amazing event to honor some incredibly talented students. #SuncoastSPAwards

Click below to see the full list of this year’s winning entries.

2019 Suncoast SPA College Winners
2019 Suncoast SPA High School Winners

Check out our photo gallery of the day’s events.
Click here.