Newscasting is a competition where the participants will simulate delivering news as professional anchors on television. The objectives of this competition are to develop the participants’ English skills and to explore their interests in becoming professional news anchors.
SPESIFIC FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION (FAQ) NEWSCASTING COMPETITION EEC IN ACTION XVIII (EIA) 2019
How long is the performance duration for every round? Maximum duration of Preliminary Round is 7 minutes. Maximum duration of Semi-Final Round is 7 minutes. Maximum duration for Final Round is 15 minutes.
For some reasons, I can’t join the competition, but I had paid registration payment fully. Can I do refund? a) The committee of EIA XVIII (2019) will not provide any refund for those who are quitting the competition or disqualified for any reason. Participants may do replacement along with this problems. b) The participants who have been registered online can be replaced with a new participant but it can be allowed ONLY in the same branch competition, at the latest on Friday, June 28th, 2019 by sending the request of replacement to EIA XVIII (2019) Speech Competition’s e-mail address : firstname.lastname@example.org, with the following subject: Replacement_(Newscasting Competition) and the following format body mail :
Competition Type : Newscasting Competition
Name of Original Participant :
Name of Replacement Participant :
Name for Certificate :
c) Any kind of related document that supports the participant’s reason must be attached within the email (e.g. signed medical permit from hospital, participant can send the document in an image form/PDF form). If the committee finds the reason as an acceptable reason, then the committee will send the approval of replacement request to the participant’s e-mail address.
May the participant use their own Jingle? On Preliminary round, jingle will prepared by committee. In semifinal round, jingle will prepared by participant. And for final round, the committee will prepare the jingle, but participant also can use their own jingle.
What if I forget to print and bring hard copy of my news script for preliminary round? The committee does not provide printing service. Participant may go to the near small stationary that has a printing service.