Freedom of Speech PSA Contest

If you’re an undergrad and have good audio or video production skills, you may want to submit something to this PSA contest!

Freedom of Speech PSA Contest

Submission Deadline – Thursday, April 30, 2015

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Undergraduate students enrolled during the 2015-2016 school year are eligible to participate. To enter, create and submit a 30-second television or radio PSA that highlights the importance of free speech and creatively addresses, “What does freedom of speech mean to me?”

Entry Categories:

  • 30-second television PSA
  • 30-second radio PSA

A winner in each category will be selected to receive a $3,000 scholarship!

The closing line of your PSA must include these exact words: “This message is brought to you by the NAB Education Foundation and the Broadcast Education Association.”

Submissions will be evaluated based on originality of messaging, technical sophistication, pacing and overall impact. You may work independently or in groups. Should a group submission win, scholarship money will be divided equally amongst all participants. Get creative, show off your skills and most importantly – have fun!

The deadline to apply is Thursday, April 30, 2015.

Please note we only accept the following types of files:

3g2, 3gp, avi, m2v, m2ts, m4v, mkv, mov, mp3, mp4, mpeg, mpg, qt, ra, ram, wmv.

Be sure to read the rules and regulations carefully before applying.

Winners will be notified in July and announced publicly via press release on Constitution Day, September 17, 2015.

The winning PSAs will also be made available to broadcast stations across the country to air during Free Speech week, October 19-25, 2015.


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