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Youth Media Alliance Accepting Entries for English Awards of Excellence

Youth Media Alliance  today announced the launch of its English-language Awards of Excellence. This edition of the awards will honour achievement in TV programming and digital content for young viewers over the past two years.

The competition is open to all Canadian-made youth productions originally broadcast in English within Canada between January 1, 2011, and December 31, 2012. Nominations must be submitted by no later than Friday, February 15, 2013, at 5 p.m.

A total of 14 awards will be handed out, including the Grand Prize for the most outstanding production to hit the small screen (all platforms) in the past two years, along with awards for emerging talent and lifetime achievement.  This year, YMA will be adding a new prize, the Parents’ Choice Award, to recognize the best production selected by parents.

A true celebration of excellence, the awards gala – to be held on May 28, 2013 at the CBC’s Glenn-Gould Studio in Toronto.  For more information or to get the registration forms, visit our website: or contact Lyne Côté at 514-597-6809 or

 The 2013 English-language Awards of Excellence Gala is made possible thanks to the contribution of the sponsors: CBC/Radio-Canada and the Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund.