Want to attend this year’s CDN awards? We have to get our hands on a few tickets.

The awards have been nominated and voted for by broadcasters, producers, directors, screenwriters and the general public in recognition and to celebrate, creativity and diversity in the broadcasting industry.

This year there are categories covering production and content that portrays the diversity of contemporary British society in an effortless and inclusive way, as well as categories that recognise outreach and employment initiatives with a diversity focus. The categories are:

> Best Breakthrough Onscreen Talent
> Best Breakthrough Writer or Director
> Company of the Year
> Best Diversity Initiative
> CDN Fellowship
> Best Nations; Regions Programme
> Best Comedy and Entertainment Programme
> The Radio Times Soap Award
> Best News Coverage
> Best Factual Programme

It promises to be a great night of entertainment, networking and a chance to put on your glad rags and rub shoulders with a few celebs.

This year the awards are to be held at the Hackney Empire on the 15th November 2012.

To attend simply drop us an email (with CDN awards in the subject) telling us why you would like to attend, and please don’t forget to tell us what you currently up to.

Look forward to hanging out with you on the 15th November.