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ABU Prizes are the most prestigious programme awards in our region that honour the best Radio, Television and New Media contents from our member organisations. This year, entries are accepted from 30 March 2022 – 30 June 2022.



– Drama
– Podcast
– Documentary
– News Reporting
– Community Service Announcement(CSA)
– On Air Personality
– ABU Perspective Award


– Drama
– Documentary
– Entertainment
– Children
– News Reporting
– Sports
– ABU Perspective Award

New Media

– Digital Media

*ABU Perspective Award – A programme that best delivers the message of ABU perspective on the theme of global issue chosen by ABU members and illustrated through their local issue in any form.

Theme for 2022: “Resilience”

Programmes that encompass psychological strength to cope with stress and hardship where people are able to call on in times of need to carry them through without falling apart.

*Special Jury Prizes – Special Jury Prizes may be awarded from the finalist each from radio and TV that recognise the quality work of broadcasters whose entries are creative and innovative.

Schedule 2022

30 March                      Entry for ABU Prizes 2022 opens

30 June                         Entry for ABU Prizes 2022 closes

30 July – 30 August    Pre-selection Judging

26 – 30 September      Final Judging

TBC                               Award Ceremony in New Delhi, India, as a gala event of the ABU General Assembly

Related Documents

Past Award Winners

ABU Prizes Award Ceremony 2021