We need two thoughtful and committed judges for the 2013 IRE Contest Committee! They will be elected by the membership at the Annual Membership Meeting in San Antonio.
What are you getting into if you say yes?
You will learn so much from your colleagues work. We guarantee you will feel good about what you have done.
You will have served IRE well.
But, as a contest judge you may not enter any of your own work or any work in which you have had a substantial part during the year you serve.
There is a time commitment: You will be asked to judge up to 75 finalists – picked by IRE pre-screeners. IRE contest members are expected to completely read or view all entries. You will be required to read up to 5 books, watch, in some cases, hour documentaries and judge entries sometimes presented on many platforms.
You will be required to go to the University of Missouri in late March/early April 2014 to meet with your fellow judges and choose the winners – but then that is the fun part. IRE will pay your travel and hotel expenses.
THE JUDGES WILL BE CHOSEN AT THE IRE MEMBERSHIP MEETING ON SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 2013 IN SAN ANTONIO.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED PLEASE LET LEA THOMPSON OR MARK HORVIT KNOW AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AND BE PREPARED TO TELL MEMBERS WHY YOU THINK YOU WOULD BE A GREAT JUDGE. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS PLEASE EMAIL LEA THOMPSON (THIS YEAR’S IRE CONTEST CHAIRMAN) AT THOMPSON.LEA@GMAIL.COM.