PSA General Info

Make sure to read full contest information in the download below, but here are a few highlights:

  • The contest is open to grades 9-12 and college students in the Mid-Ohio Valley. 
  • PSAs should be videos 25 seconds in length.
  • The audio might be extracted for radio, so it should be able to stand on its own, without visuals.
  • The top PSA will win $300 and be aired on local media, including TV, radio, and/or social media channels
  • Runner-up will receive $150.
  • The intended audience is the student’s peers–high school to college-aged youth. 
  • Students may enter in collaborative groups or as individuals. 
  • Staff/faculty may assist student groups. 
  • The theme for the PSA is “Climate Change: Change the Future.” There is more information about the theme in the information on the website. In short, the PSA should both teach the community about climate change and inspire us to act for a better outcome. 
  • There is general information about PSAs on our website to help students in their brainstorming process.