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The National High School Musical Theatre Awards

Media Guidelines

1. All participating Regional Awards Program (RAP) press releases mentioning NHSMTA/The JIMMY® AWARDS must be approved in writing before they are released to the media. Press releases may be emailed to If the matter is urgent, please call 212-703-0215.

2. Charlotte St. Martin is The Broadway League Foundation's official spokesperson. Requests for interviews and/or comments from Ms. St. Martin may be directed to Elisa Shevitz: or by calling 212-703-0225.

3. RAPs are welcome to use NHSMTA approved press materials, including a long and short program description, available here.

  • PDFs of these documents may be shared with members of your local media.
  • Any alterations to these descriptions to include references to regional programs must be approved by NHSMTA. Please email any edited documents to
  • FAQs can be found here.

4. NHSMTA scholarships and awards are subject to change each year. RAP 2015-2016 press materials and general commentary should not include any speculation about possible awards based on those presented in previous years. A generic statement about NHSMTA award offerings is available here. Once awards and scholarships are finalized for 2016, information will be posted on and sent directly to each participating awards program.

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