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Hayek Essay Contest call for entriesHayek essay_2014

Post date: 2014-03-06. The Mont Pelerin Society is accepting entries for the Hayek Essay Contest, which is open to all individuals 35 years old or younger.

The entry deadline is May 31, 2014. For more information, please see this page of the Mont Pelerin Society web site.

23rd annual Stuttering Foundation Awards call for entries

Post date: 2014-03-01. The Stuttering Foundation is accepting entries for its 23rd annual Stuttering Foundation Awards, which “…recognize journalists for excellence in reporting that furthers the understanding of this complex disorder.”

The entry deadline is April 1, 2014. For more, please see this Stuttering Foundation press release.

NAREE Journalism Competition call for entriesNAREE

Post date: 2014-02-23. The National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE) is accepting entries for its NAREE Journalism Competition, honoring achievements in print, broadcast, and web coverage of real estate news and issues.

The entry deadline is March 1, 2014. For more, Please see this page of the NAREE web site.

American Legion Fourth Estate Award call for entrieslogoLegionEmblem

Post date: 2014-02-19.The American Legion is accepting entries for its Fourth Estate Award program, which honors achievements in print, broadcast and new media, or Online (Internet-based) media.

The entry deadline is March 14, 2014. For more, including a link to entry forms, please visit this page of the American Legion web site.

2014 Ancil Payne Awards for Ethics in Journalism call for entriesAncil_Payne_4

Post date: 2014-02-04. The School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon is accepting  nominations for the 2014 Ancil Payne Awards for Ethics in Journalism, which honor U.S. journalists who inspire public trust in the media by virtue of courageous reporting or decisions that are often invisible to readers, listeners, or viewers.
The entry deadline is March 3, 2014. For more, please see this press release on PR.com, and this page of the University of Oregon web site.

Vermont Press Association 2012-2013 award winners announced

Post date 2014-01-25. The Vermont Press Association has announced the winners of its 2012-2013 awards, with the Burlington Free Press named the top daily newspaper, and weeklies Herald of Randolph and Seven Days in Burlington collecting eight awards each. This NECN.com article has the complete list of winners.

Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards call for entriesDeBakey3-1024x189

Post date: 2013-12-16. The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) is accepting entries for the Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards, which honor professional journalists whose reporting improves public understanding of how the humane and responsible use of animal models leads to medical and scientific discoveries

The entry deadline is April 15, 2014. For more information, please see this page of the Foundation for Biomedical Research web site.

Media for a Just Society Awards call for entriesmjs-logo-web-175x159

Post date: 2013-12-13. The National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD) is accepting entries for its annual Media for a Just Society Awards, which honor print, web, and broadcast journalists whose work furthers public understanding of criminal justice, juvenile justice, child welfare, and adult protection issues.

The entry deadline is December 31, 2013. For more information, including relevant links, please see this Digital Journal article.

2014 DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition call for entriespc-dupontchallenge-logo

DuPont is accepting entries from students in grades 7-12 across the United States, Canada, and U.S. territories for the 2014 DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition. Essays should be between 700 and 1,000 words, on one of four topics: Together, we can feed the world; Together, we can build a secure energy future; Together, we can protect people and the environment, and Together, we can be innovative anywhere.

The entry deadline is January 31, 2014. For more information, including links to the contest site, please see this 4-traders article.

Young Reporters for the Environment competition call for entriesYREBanner-for-Website

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is accepting entries of writing, photographs, and videos from young (age 13-21) reporters for its Young Reporters for the Environment competition.

The entry deadline is March 15, 2014. For more information, please visit this page of the National Wildlife Federation web site.

New York State Associated Press Association 2012-13 awards winners announced

New York State Associated Press Association has announced the winners of its 2012-13 awards, honoring writing, presentation, photography and graphics in AP member newspapers. This WSJ Online article has the complete list of winners.

Association of College Unions International three writing and research awards call for entries

The Association of College Unions International (ACUI) is accepting submissions for three writing and research awards. The Chester A. Berry Scholar Award honors excellence in writing on topics related to the college union and student activities profession. The Dissertation of the Year award recognizes a doctoral dissertation relevant to the college union and student activities profession. The Gretchen Laatsch Scholarship is for graduate students who submit professional quality articles of interest to the field of college unions and student activities.

The entry deadline for all three is November 15, 2013. This page of the ACUI web site has links to specific pages for each of the three awards programs.

Larry Birger Young Business Journalist Award call for entries

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) will present its inaugural Larry Birger Young Business Journalist Award to one of the nation’s top young business journalists on March 29, 2014 at SABEW’s annual spring conference at the Cronkite School in Phoenix, Arizona.

.There is more information on this award in this Business Journalism article. The article does not mention an entry deadline, although it does say the judges will make their decision during January, 2014. The article also lacks explicit instructions on how to submit an entry. A charitable interpretation is that these items are left as a challenge to the investigative reporting abilities of interested journalists.

Population Institute (PI) Global Media Awards call for entriespmc_logo_text

The Population Institute (PI) is accepting entries for its annual Global Media Awards, which recognize those who create an awareness of population and family planning issues through their journalistic endeavors.

The entry deadline is September 27, 2013. For more information, please visit this Population Media Center web page.

Garden State Journalists Association announces winners of 66th annual Memorial Journalism AwardsGSJA logo

The Garden State Journalists Association has announced the winners of its 66th annual Memorial Journalism Awards, honoring the achievements of reporters, editors, graphic artists and photographers (print, online and broadcast) who live, work in, or produce stories about New Jersey. This page of the Garden State Journalists Association web site has the complete list of this year’s winners.

13th Annual White Castle Cravers Hall of Fame Contest call for entriesunclecrave

White Castle is accepting entries for its 13th Annual Cravers Hall of Fame Contest, in which contestants “… submit original stories about their relationship with White Castle, why White Castle is meaningful to them, and the efforts they have made to satisfy cravings for all the menu items White Castle has to offer…”

The entry deadline is July 31, 2013. This Herald Online article has more on this competition, including relevant links.

 

Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) announces winners of the Edward R. Murrow AwardsMurrow-2013-square

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has announced the winners of the Edward R. Murrow Awards for achievements in electronic journalism. This RTDNA web page has a complete list of winners, and a link for registration for the awards ceremony, which will be held in New York City on Columbus Day, 2013.

Society of Professional Journalists Region 10 annual awards winners announced

The Society of Professional Journalists has announced the winners of its annual awards in its Region 10 (Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana). This Seattle Times article contains a complete list of winners.

Associated Press Society of Ohio winners of annual newspaper awards announced

The Associated Press Society of Ohio has announced the winners of its annual newspaper awards, in 5 divisions, ranging from daily circulation up to 7,999 (Division I) to daily circulation above 75,000 (Division V). The Sidney Daily News and its reporter Kathy Leese, and Columbus Dispatch Publisher John F. Wolfe were singled out for special awards. This Ohio Newspaper Association web page has links to lists of winners in all 5 divisions.

American Society of Journalists and Authors 2013 writing awards winners announced2013 ASJA awards

The American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) has announced the 2013 recipients of its annual writing awards, which honor outstanding nonfiction produced on a freelance basis. This ASJA Monthly article contains more information on each of the winners.

Canadian Science Writers’ Association annual book awards winners announcedBig Green Book268x300

The Canadian Science Writers’ Association has announced the winners of its annual book awards, with Jay Ingram’s Fatal Flaws winning the general audience award, and Helaine Becker’s The Big Green Book of the Deep Blue Sea taking the hono(u)rs for youth book. More on these awards may be found in this Quill and Quire article.

2013 Ken Purdy Award for excellence in automotive journalism goes to Lawrence Ulrich

IMPA President David Kiley (r.) gives Lawrence Ulrich the 2013 Ken Purdy Award for automotive journalism.

IMPA President David Kiley (r.) gives Lawrence Ulrich the 2013 Ken Purdy Award for automotive journalism.

Lawrence Ulrich received the 2013 Ken Purdy Award for excellence in automotive journalism for his article “Wins & Losses”, which appeared in the November 2012 edition of Automobile Magazine. More on this award may be found in this Wall Street Journal article, and on this page of the International Motor Press Association web site.

2013 Pulitzer Prize winners announced

The winners of the Pulitzer Prizes have been announced, with awards going to The Denver Post, The New York Times, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, the Associated Press, and the Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel, among others. More on the winners may be found in this Huffington Post article.

2013 APME Journalism Excellence Awards call for entries80-apme-contests

The Associated Press Managing Editors are accepting entries for the 2013 APME Journalism Excellence Awards, honoring superior journalism and innovation among newspapers, radio, television, and online news sites in the United States and Canada.

The entry deadline is May 15, 2013. For more information, please see this page of the Associated Press Managing Editors web site.

ASNE writing award for nondeadline writing honors former editor Deborah HowellASNE

The American Society of News Editors (ASNE) has announced that, for the next five years, Advance Publications Inc. will sponsor an ASNE writing award for nondeadline writing in honor of former editor Deborah Howell, who passed away at the age of 68 in 2010. More information on Ms. Howell, and these and other ASNE awards, may be found in this ASNE blog post.

Fifth annual Axiom Business Book Awards winners announcedAxiom

Jenkins Group has announced the winners of the fifth annual Axiom Business Book Awards, with medals going to 72 works covering a wide array of business topics, ranging from Leadership and Entrepreneurship to Business Ethics and Philanthropy. This Independent Publisher web page has the complete winners list.

AikmanAikman Opportunity Award call for proposals

The Aikman Opportunity Award, in memory of Dr. David Aikman, is accepting proposals for book-length works of Christian nonfiction from writers under the age of 35. This competition consists of two phases: finalists from the first round, which involves writing an article, will be invited to submit the book proposal in the second phase.

The entry deadline for articles is May 1, 2013. More information may be found on the Aikman Award web site.

Amy Writing Awards call for entriesamyawards

The Amy Foundation is accepting entries for the Amy Writing Awards, which presented to writers who “…present biblical truth in secular publications.”

The Deadline for submitting entries from the first six months of 2013 is July 15, 2013, and the deadline for submitting articles from the remainder of 2013 is Jan. 15, 2014. More information may be found in this WORLD Magazine article, and at the Amy Foundation web site.

Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards call for entries

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Michael E. DeBakey

The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) is accepting entries for the 12th annual Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards, which honor reporting which enhances public understanding of how the humane and responsible use of animal models leads to scientific and medical discoveries.

The entry deadline is April 15, 2013. Entries in the following categories are welcomed:

  • Print – Large Market (national/international)
  • Print – Small Market (local/regional)
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Online

More information is available at this Foundation for Biomedical Research web page.

The Bettendorf (Iowa) Public Library “I Love My Library” essay contest call for entries

Bettendorf (IA) National Library Week competitions

The Bettendorf (Iowa) Public Library is accepting entries for its “I Love My Library” essay contest”.  Adults and youths (middle through high school) living within 50 miles of the Quad Cities (Davenport and Bettendorf, Iowa; Moline, East Moline, and Rock Island, Illinois) are eligible to enter.

The entry deadline is March 25, 2013. This page of the Bettendorf Public Library web site contains more information on this competition, as well as the Poetry In Motion poetry contest, and the “I love My Library” video contest.

National Association of Real Estate Editors’ NAREE Journalism Competition call for entries

The National Association of Real Estate Editors is accepting entries for its 63rd Annual NAREE Journalism Competition for real estate and home and design writers and editors. The competition is open to print, web, and broadcast journalists.

The entry deadline is March 1, 2013. More information is available in this Herald Online article, and at the NAREE web site.

2012 Science Writing Awards in Acoustics call for entries

The Acoustical Society of America (ASA) seeks nominations from print, broadcast, and Web content providers for its 2012 Science Writing Awards in Acoustics, honoring excellence in the presentation of acoustics-related topics to a popular audience.

The entry deadline is March 15, 2013. For more information, please visit this page of the Acoustical Society of America web site.

Stuttering Foundation’s 22nd Annual Media Awards Competition call for entries

The Stuttering Foundation is accepting entries for its 22nd Annual Media Awards Competition. Print, broadcast, and Web journalists will be honored for reporting that furthers the understanding of this complex disorder.

The entry deadline is April 1, 2013. More information and relevant links may be found in this International Business Times article.

Atlantic Media Company’s Michael Kelly Award call for entries

Atlantic Media Company is accepting entries for the 2013 Michael Kelly Award, which honors writers and editors at U.S.-based newspapers, magazines, and Web sites whose work exemplifies the fearless pursuit and expression of truth demonstrated throughout Michael Kelly’s own career:

The submissions deadline is February 4, 2013. For entry guidelines and forms, please visit the Michael Kelly Award web site.

2013 Axiom Business Book Awards call for entries

The Jenkins Group is accepting entries for the 2013 Axiom Business Book Awards, which honor exemplary business books and their creators.

The entry deadline is January 12, 2013. For more information and relevant links, please visit the Axiom Awards web site.

2013 American Institute of Physics Science Communication Awards call for entries

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is accepting entries for the 2013 American Institute of Physics Science Communication Awards.  This competition recognizes effective science communication in print and new media that improves the general public’s appreciation of physics, astronomy, and allied fields of science.

There is a postmark deadline of February 23, 2013. Complete rules, more information, and online entry may be found at this page of the American Institute of Physics web site.

2013 DuPont Challenge call for entries

Du Pont is accepting entries from middle and high school students across the United States, Canada and U.S. territories for 2013 DuPont Challenge. Entries should be essays on the topic of how we address global challenges. The subject areas are: feeding the world; building a secure energy future; protecting people and the environment; and fostering innovation anywhere.

The entry deadline is January 31, 2013. For more information, please visit the DuPont Challenge web site.

2013 Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism call for entries

The UCLA Anderson School of Management and the G. and R. Loeb Foundation are accepting entries from business, financial, and economic journalists from print, online, and broadcast media for the 2013 Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism.

The entry deadline is 11:59:59 p.m. PST on Friday, February 1, 2013. More information may be found in this PR Newswire article, and at the Loeb Awards web site.

American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) journalism awards call for entries

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is accepting entries for its journalism awards program, which recognizes contributions made by members of the news media in covering emergency medicine issues and educating the public about them. Categories include television (national), television (local), television (cable), newspaper, radio, Internet-based news sites, and magazines.

The entry deadline is January 18, 2013. For more information, please see this page of the ACEP web site.

Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting call for entries

The Newhouse School of the University of Syracuse is accepting entries for the Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting, named after the late Syracuse alumna Robin Toner who spent nearly 25 years with The New York Times.

The entry deadline is January 20, 2013. More information and relevant links maybe found at this page of the Newhouse School web site.

Construction Writers Association (CWA) announces winners of Journalism Awards and Marketing Communications Awards

The Construction Writers Association (CWA) has announced the winners of its Journalism Awards and Marketing Communications Awards. The Robert F. Boger Journalism Awards cover 5 categories, with a sixth Journalism award, the Kneeland “Ned” Godfrey Award, for a body of published work in construction industry magazines or journals. There are ten categories for marketing communications awards. For a complete list of all winners, please see this Yahoo! Finance article.

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