When: June 30, 2013
AAG Media Achievement Award
Deadline: June 30, yearly
The AAG Media Achievement Award is conferred in recognition of exceptional and outstanding accomplishments in publicizing geographical insights in media of general or mass communication.
One AAG Media Achievement Award may be recommended each year by the AAG Honors Committee, but the award is not necessarily given every year. The AAG Media Achievement Award and the AAG Publications Award are selected by the AAG Honors Committee.
To make a nomination: Nominations are invited from: individual AAG members, specialty groups, affinity groups, departments, and other interested parties. Please submit a nominating letter and the candidate's CV to Patricia Solis at firstname.lastname@example.org with “AAG Media Achievement Award” in the subject line to ensure that the message is properly and swiftly processed. Digital nominations are preferred, and nomination materials that are emailed as a single attachment as an Adobe Acrobat pdf file are greatly appreciated. Alternatively, nominations may be faxed to 202-234-2744 or mailed to AAG Honors, Association of American Geographers, 1710 Sixteenth Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20009-3198
Although letters of support are not required for a nomination, most nomination dossiers include 3-5 letters documenting the nominee's contributions to and impact on geography as they relate to the purpose of the award.