Media Release

Media Accreditation for The 2019 JUNO Awards is now open

Jan 11, 2019

The deadline to apply for accreditation is 5 p.m. ET on February 8, 2019

TORONTO – Today, the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced media accreditation is open for the 48th Annual JUNO Awards and JUNO Week, taking place March 11 – March 17, 2019 in London, Ont.

Applications for consideration are open to all media outlets and photo agencies. Requests from individuals will not be considered though exceptions will be made for freelance media (including photographers) who have submitted a Letter of Assignment/Legal Authorization, as detailed in the Media Credentials application.

Due to the anticipated volume of applications, submissions will not be accepted after the February 1, 2019 deadline. Media will be notified of their accreditation status no later than Friday, February 15.

Please note: travel arrangements should not be finalized until notification of accreditation status has been received. For media accreditation criteria please visit

WHAT:  2019 JUNO Awards Media Accreditation


WHEN:  Opens: Friday, January 11 at 10 a.m. ET.  Closes: Friday, February 8 at 5 p.m. ET

The week-long music celebration commences Monday, March 11, closing with the country’s biggest night in music – The 48th annual JUNO Awards Broadcast – which will air live across Canada on CBC, CBC Radio and globally on on Sunday, March 17.  

Exclusive Broadcast and Content Partner:


CARAS acknowledges the financial support of FACTOR, the Government of Canada and of Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters.

The JUNO Awards are made possible with the support of Ontario Creates (formerly OMDC).

Lead Partners: 

Apple Music and TD Bank Group.

Funding Partners:

The Province of Ontario, the City of London, Tourism London.

Official JUNO Awards website: / Digital Toolkit

JUNO Awards

Twitter: @TheJUNOAwards / Instagram: @TheJUNOAwards / Facebook: @TheJUNOAwards / Hashtag: #JUNOS


The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences/L’académie canadienne des arts et des sciences de l’enregistrement (CARAS) is a not-for-profit organization created to preserve and enhance the Canadian music industry and to contribute toward higher artistic and industry standards. CARAS’ mandate is comprised of four key pillars: Educate through our music education charity MusiCounts programs and initiatives, Develop emerging artists through mentorship and development programs, Celebrate Canadian artists with year round JUNO Awards showcasing, and Honour music industry icons through the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. For more information on the 48th Annual JUNO Awards or The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) please visit


For more information on media accreditation please contact:

Sheri Clish, rock-it promotions, [email protected], 416.656.0707 ext.122

Christine Zoulianitis, rock-it promotions, [email protected], 416.656.0707 ext. 126