Call for 2017 Golden Target Awards Judges

Wed, Feb 01 2017

The Public Relations Institute of Australia this year presents the 41st Golden Target Awards; the highest standard for excellence in the profession. The Golden Target Awards recognise and reward excellence for leading innovation, creativity and best practice in public relations and communication. The Awards showcase individuals and companies who are at the cutting-edge of communication; transforming communities, businesses and communication practice. 

PRIA is thrilled to invite PR and communication professionals interested in being a judge for this year’s Golden Target Awards, to nominate to be part of the judging panels. PRIA requires highly qualified PRIA Members to critically evaluate every entry in their category/ies. Our esteemed panels of judges will be called upon to rigourously assess submissions against the criteria for the selected category/ies and have the honour of selecting the winners for their Golden Target Award category.

To assure the rigour, transparency and integrity of the judging processes, the identity of the judges will be made public. We invite former judges and of course those new to the judging panels to apply. Interested professionals are asked to submit an Expression of Interest to gta@pria.com.au.

Requirements for judges include:

  • Minimum of 10 years in the public relations and communication profession
  • A current PRIA Membership
  • Knowledge of/experience in assessing PR and/or marketing campaigns
  • A commitment to be available to meet deadlines in July and August 2017
  • Willingness to be publicly identified and to guarantee impartiality and professionalism
  • A view on why awards are an important part of the PR industry

Judges responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing and assessing entries in your category/ies
  • Providing comment on each aspect of the Award entry
  • Submitting your final marks and comments via the portal by the required deadline
  • Liaising with fellow judges to determine the final recommendations for your category


If you have any queries, are interested in the opportunity or would like to nominate another person, please contact PRIA at gta@pria.com.au.

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