2021 Catalyst 4 Change Radio Awards

Voting Opens this July!

The 2021 CFC Radio Awards is an award program purposed to recognize Mixed Talk Radio hosts for their expectational work to entertain, empower, and/or inspire listeners. 



Awards

1. Best New Show (2022)

2. Best Show Sound (2021)

3. Listener's Choice Award-voted by the public (2021)

4. The Impact Award (2021)



The Basics


What/Who is WEC? Women Empowering Change is a non profit organization owned by Shunte Gamble. Women Empowering Change (WEC) and Mixed Talk Media (MTM) work together to spotlight entrepreneurs and empower the community. The Catalyst 4 Change Awards have been extended to MTM Radio hosts. 


Eligibility: A Mixed Talk Media Radio Host for a minimum of two months on an active radio show plan during entry, Round 1, and Round 2 . Must be on an active radio show plan during entry, Round 1, and Round 2 to receive award prizes.


Application: The online application generally takes a less than 1 hour to complete, depending on your application type. 


Application or Award Fee: NONE. CFC Award Sponsorship packages are optional and can be secured separately. 


Terms & Conditions: See the complete Terms & Conditions for the CFC Radio Awards. CLICK HERE


Reviewing Process

Applicants can enter for up to three award categories: Best Show Sound,  Listener's Choice Award-voted by the public, and The Impact Award. Hosts may receive multiple radio awards. 

Best New Show (2022)- Judging based on MTM Data collected during the airing of each show. This information will remain confidentialOnly WEC board members, employees and appointed judges will have access to this information.


Best Show Sound- Judging based on the sound quality of aired shows. 


The Impact Award- Judging based on MTM Data collected during the airing of each show. This information will remain confidential. Only WEC board members, employees and appointed judges will have access to this information.


Listener's Choice Award- Based on the number of online votes collected during Round 2.

ROUND 1

May-June: 2021 Awards opens for entry (Round 1)

June 1st: Entry deadline (Round 1)

July 1st: Final entry deadline (Round 1)
*Must be a MTM radio host on an active radio plan. 


ROUND 2

July 7th-9th: LISTENER'S CHOICE ONLINE VOTING -Invite your friends and followers to vote for you.

July: Cover Winner's Photoshoot

*Must be a MTM radio host on an active radio plan. 



August/September: MTM Magazine Published

November 2021: Awards Ceremony

Award Prizes

All Entrants

Featured MTM Magazine Article (1 Page)

Magazine Advertisement (1 Full Page)

Admission to the CFC Awards Ceremony*

CFC Award presented at the ceremony*

Group Photo at the CFC Awards Ceremony*

Feature in WEC Winners Gallery

Interview on Mixed Talk Radio (15 minute)

Included in the WEC Directory

Grand Prize Winner- Listener's Choice Award

The entrant with the most online votes will receive upgraded prizes listed below and any additional prizes offered.  

2021 INSIDE Cover of MTM Magazine

MTM Magazine Photoshoot (Houston, Texas location)

MTM Selected Images from Photoshoot Published in Magazine

Featured Magazine Article (up to 3 pages)

Magazine Advertisement (1 Full Page)

Admission to the CFC Awards Ceremony*

CFC Award Presented at the Ceremony*

Group Photo at the CFC Awards Ceremony*

Acceptance Speech at the CFC Awards Ceremony (3min)

Interview on Mixed Talk Radio (30 minute segment)

Feature in WEC/MTM Winners Gallery

*We are planning for a socially distanced in-person Awards Ceremony. However, the Award Ceremony may take place online due to the current COVID conditions. In this case, the group photo and award presentation will take place on a given day and time.