The Caribbean Broadcasting Union is committed to preserving the history of broadcasting in the region; by honouring those who paved the way and made their mark in the development and growth of the industry.
CBU Caribbean Media Hall of Fame Selection Criteria
In line with the span of media formats eligible for full membership of the CBU, “media” for the purpose of the Caribbean Media Hall of Fame shall include:
- Television – free to air, subscription or other modality
- Radio – free to air, subscription or other modality
- Print media – newspapers, magazines or other formats, and
- Digital media
Candidates eligible for induction into the Caribbean Media Hall of Fame shall meet the following criteria:
- Attainment of eminence through outstanding achievements accumulated over a period of twenty (20) years or more in at least three (3) of the following categories of service to Media:
- Presentation, Production, Engineering, Marketing or General Management at the national level. (Eminence attained in more than one of these fields shall be regarded as satisfying two of the requisite three (3) categories.)
- Any of the above at the regional level.
- Any of the above at the international level.
- Policy formulation, planning, research, writing or other form of expression contributing to the refinement of media thought and practice in the region.
- Advocacy in international and/or regional fora materially advancing the cause of Caribbean media.
- Support to media organisations in the region other than any officially associated with the candidate, through the sharing of resources, including professional expertise and experience.
- Community service which enhances the society at large while elevating the image of the media.
- Service in the development and operation of the CBU and/or other institutions committed to the fostering of regionalism through the media
- Be of Caribbean birth or nationality.
- Be perceived in their respective communities as persons of character and integrity and as suitable role models for young media practitioners and youth in general.