Entries are now being accepted for the Society of Professional Journalists National Awards. For the students on break this winter, now is the chance to do some reporting in your spare time and get recognized for it, see the awards list below.
Mark of Excellence Awards: The Mark of Excellence Awards honors the best in collegiate journalism. Judged at the regional and national level, the annual competition offers categories in newspapers, magazines, photograph, radio, television and online journalism. Entries due January 24, 2014 at midnight ET.
Sigma Delta Chi Awards: The Sigma Delta Chi Awards are among the premiere prizes in the profession and recognize achievement in all forms of journalism: print, television, radio, graphics, magazines, research, newsletters and online. Entries due by February 7, 2014 at midnight ET.
New America Award: SPJ’s New America Award honors public service journalism that explores and exposes an issue of importance to immigrant or ethnic communities in the United States. Entries due February 7, 2014 at midnight ET.
National High School Essay Contest: SPJ wants to increase high school students’ knowledge and understanding of the importance of the Free Media to our lives. The top three national winners will receive scholarship awards. Postmark deadline March 7, 2014.
For more information on SPJ awards and contests, click here.