One award of excellence is presented for television /independent documentary programming and one for radio.
The IAWRT Awards celebrate outstanding documentaries made by women and are open to all female producers, directors and journalists working with radio, television and film documentaries anywhere in the world.
The competition provides a unique opportunity to share the accomplishments of women communicators from around the world.
Documentaries must be about women who are making a difference to their own lives or to the lives of other women.
Entries must be between 20 - 90 minutes long for Film and 15 – 60 minutes for Radio and have been broadcast, or shown at a competitive festival from October – September.
The Award for the most outstanding documentary in each medium is US $1,000.