Breaking Down Innovation Challenge Judging Criteria

The link between the PILOT Innovation Challenge participants and judges is established through the judging criteria. Having a common understanding of what is expected in entries and how to evaluate them is critical. Many of the questions we get about the challenge are related to criteria. When ideas are submitted that answer the challenge prompt, “What is an unconventional way broadcasters and other local media could serve communities?” it must pass two screening questions. Is the idea relevant to local media? Does the idea demonstrate service to community? Is the idea relevant to local media? This is a broad screener because broadcasters and other local media do so much every day -- such as providing news, entertainment and social connections. They raise [...]