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Early Deadline:

April 16, 2019

Regular Deadline:

April 23, 2019

Late Deadline:

April 26, 2019


The Cynopsis Top Women in Media Awards honor outstanding contributions by women in every facet of the media industry. From mobile to marketing, social media to social good, and data to distribution, we’re shining a light on the best of the best in TV, digital/tech, esports, sports and advertising. These are the women making bold decisions at every level, agents of change and champions of excellence who are instrumental in driving their businesses forward. We’re also recognizing companies that support and encourage women to positions of prominence.


Top Women in Media Categories


Distinguished Companies

Those companies who support and encourage women in media, through policies and programs thoughtfully crafted to create a culture of inclusion, diversity, equal opportunity and to amplify women’s voices at every level of the media landscape.


    Corporate Visionaries

    Those with a comprehensive, broad knowledge of all matters related to their business as well as the foresight to steer their organizations into the future.

      Rising Stars

      Those with the smarts, maturity, and poise that give them the potential to be one of the next generation’s leaders. They may be early in their careers, but bring amazing energy and creativity to their work.

        Industry Leaders

        Those who aren’t afraid to take decisive action, break down barriers, invent new solutions, and apply unusual and creative thinking to resolve complex issues.

          Directors Who Do It All

          Those in the prime of their careers whose stellar commitment to team and organizational goals results in outstanding oversight and execution of business objectives.


            Those whose work on a project or projects broke a barrier to take the industry to a new level.

              Community Builders

              Those who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in providing support, encouragement, and essential strategies for success in the digital media industry.


                Social Media Mover & Shakers

                Honoring an executive who has driven the ideation and/or execution of a social media campaign that has generated excitement and boosted engagement in new and innovative ways.

                  Content Marketing Mavens

                  Honoring a marketing executive key in the development and execution of a content marketing campaign that was discoverable, adaptable and drove results.

                    Branded Content Connoisseurs

                    Honoring a marketing executive key in the development and execution of a branded marketing campaign that was discoverable, adaptable and drove results.


                      Marketing Masters

                      Honoring an innovator whose strategy and execution drove exceptional results.

                        Data and Analytics Aces

                        Honoring the innovative and creative use of data and research to drive results.

                          Mobile Gurus

                          Honoring work on mobile-based campaign that delivered exceptional results.

                            How to Enter


                            April 16, 2019


                            April 23, 2019


                            April 26, 2019


                            The price of each primary entry is $399. If you are submitting a secondary entry for the same person into two or more categories, the price drops to $200 for each additional entry.*

                            • Early Deadline: 4/16 ($399/entry)
                            • Regular Deadline: 4/23 ($549/entry)
                            • Late Deadline: 4/26 ($649/entry)

                            *Please note, the content for any additional entries at the reduced rate will need to be the same as the original entry. Payment in full must accompany the entry and is not refundable.

                            All entries must be submitted online by 4/26 at 11:59pm EST.

                            Finalists will be notified in late May.

                            Entry Process

                            The entry process is completed solely online:
                            First, you will be guided through the registration process, and then the entry (synopsis + supporting materials), and payment process.


                            How are the entries judged?

                            Entries are judged by a blue-chip panel of industry executives, as well as by the staff of Cynopsis Media. We evaluate your entry based on the criteria listed in the “Compiling Your Entry” section.

                            Who is eligible to win an award?

                            Any communications professional worldwide—corporate, agency, non-profit, academic institutions.

                            When and where will the reception be held?

                            The winners will receive their award during the Cynopsis Top Women in Media Gala in August 2019 in NYC.

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                            W-9 Form Request

                            Questions about submitting your entry?

                            Please contact:

                            Cathy Pearson
                            Marketing Coordinator, Cynopsis Media

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