Learning Waves Skillnet is delighted to announce that a number of its members have been shortlisted for the Mental Health Media Awards 2020. The awards recognise excellence in media coverage of mental health issues, celebrating those whose work brings to light challenging stories of mental ill health. With 10 categories, the Awards highlight work from all media platforms across local and national media. The focus is on stories, topics or issues in, about or related to mental ill health. Special categories have been added to recognise the decision makers behind the scenes who facilitate and encourage impactful, inclusive and informed stories.
The objective of the awards is to give national recognition to published works or broadcasts which:
Congratulations to our members listed below who have been shortlisted in the categories listed :
For a single factual television or radio feature/ documentary related to mental ill health.
For a factual journalistic or magazine programme broadcast on television or radio, either standalone or one episode from a series, that deals with current stories, topics or issues in, about or related to mental ill health.
For websites, podcasts, interactive online features, apps, interactive documentaries and other digital technologies that use creative and innovative techniques and content to extend knowledge and understanding of, and engagement with, mental ill health.
For a non-media professional who has made a valuable contribution to mental health content.:
The awards ceremony will take place on 2nd December 2020 and we wish all our members every success at the event.