CSSANZ Media Award07-02-2019
Updated information for 2020 is available now.
CSSANZ offers an annual Media Prize to be awarded for a published article, television documentary (or segment), podcast, radio interview or other media format, considered by the Media and Public Relations Committee of the CSSANZ to be of optimal benefit in terms of helpful information and reach to patients and public in that year.
The award aims to recognise the important role the media can play in raising public awareness of the spectrum of colorectal disease, and the impact these conditions can have on patients.
2019 - Award withheld
There were four entries in 2018 ranging across all media: print, radio, blogs and television, from a mix of health and medical journalists through to a CR cancer survivor living with a colostomy bag. The winner is Gruen, Series 10 Episode 8 which included a segment about publicising the at-home tester kit, which also promoted bowel cancer awareness at the same time (on air during Bowel Cancer Awareness Week).