2019 Winners

about the emas

The Emerge Media Awards’ mission is to celebrate and showcase the achievements of Canadian postsecondary students in journalism, photography, graphic design and communications.


We seek out and recognize the best writing, editing, videography, audio, graphic design, communications and public relations work done at colleges and universities, and invite work from institutions in all provinces and territories.


Eligible work must have been produced during the Jan. 1 – Dec. 31, 2019 calendar year; entrants must have been enrolled in an accredited post-secondary program at the time of production.

important dates

January 25, 2020 – 11:59 p.m EST
Finalists Announced
March 12, 2020
Dinner & Ceremony
March 26, 2020


Commercial / Creative Photography
Audio Storytelling
Written Word: News Story
Written Word: Feature Story
Written Word: Editorial or Column
Video Documentary
Video: Online & Short-Form
Public Relations Campaign
Multimedia Production
Design: Media Website
Design: Print Magazine Cover
Design: Print News or Feature Story
Design: Advertisement