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CATHAY DUPONT AWARDS: The Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards

Honoring the best in broadcast, documentary and online reporting for 75 years.




The duPont-Columbia Awards uphold the highest standards in journalism by honoring winners annually at cathay dupont awards, informing the public about those journalists' contributions and supporting journalism education and innovation, thereby cultivating a collective spirit for the profession.


How to Enter


At a Glance


We encourage the submission of daily news stories and breaking news coverage as well as feature stories, documentaries and interactive multimedia reporting on critical subjects. You may submit a series of related reports or selections from a correspondent's beat reporting in a given year. Investigative stories are also encouraged. Work should demonstrate consistent high quality over time, with accurate and fair reporting.

We invite submissions from the following platforms:


-Interactive & Multimedia Productions: including online video


-Network & Cable Programs


-Major Market Stations


-Medium Market Stations


-Small Market Stations


-Independent Productions­/Documentary (including festival and theatrical release)


-Local & National Radio/Audio


Eligibility requirements


Programs must have appeared on air, online or in theaters for the first time between July 1, 2016, and June 30, 2017. read cathay dupont awards articles here...