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 NABJ SALUTE TO EXCELLENCE AWARDS COLLEGIATE JOURNALISTS 

 

 

 

 

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ENTRY DEADLINE: FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2016 11:59 PM
 ELIGIBILITY 

ONLY work originally published or broadcast by student run news outlets/media organizations during the judging period of January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015 is eligible for consideration. Entries will be disqualified if they fail to follow the rules and eligibility requirements of their designated category.

 


Entries will be disqualified if they fail to follow the rules and eligibility requirements of their designated category.

 CONTEST RULES

General

  • Materials may be submitted by the student journalist, publication or a       representative of the student media outlet. 
  • Failure to adhere to the contest rules, category descriptions or time limits will result in disqualification and forfeiture of entry fees.
  • Entries become the property of NABJ and will not be returned.
  • Entry forms submitted without correct fees will not be processed. Entry forms, fees, and work samples must be submitted online.
  • Members may not submit entries on behalf of nonmembers at the reduced entry fee.
  • All entries must be submitted online and must be received at NABJ headquarters no later by the designated deadline. Entries submitted by mail or email will not be considered.
 CATEGORIES 
  •  Entries can be submitted in only one category.
  • A student may not enter more than three separate entries in a single category.
  • All entries must be submitted electronically. Entries submitted by mail or email will not be considered.
  • TV entries must be submitted via a web link. If your piece does not already exist on a personal or station website, NABJ encourages applicants to upload the entry to YouTube.
  • For newspaper entries, entrants should submit a link to the online article or a PDF of the entire newspaper page on which the story appeared. The date of publication should be visible.
  • Photo entrants should submit a PDF of the newspaper/magazine page on which the photo appeared, or a link to the photo published on an online news site. The date of publication should be visible. Please note that web links submitted must be active. Any link submitted that does not work at the time of judging will not be considered.


20-Newspaper

21-Television

22-Radio

23-Photography

24-Online

                                                                           

 ENTRY RULES
  • The contest fee is $20 for student members and $40 for non-student members per entry.
  • Each entry must be submitted with a separate payment. The entry fee is non-refundable.
  • All entries and work samples should be submitted online.
 JUDGING 
A judging committee comprised of accomplished NABJ members will select nominees based on content, creativity, execution and relevance to the black community. 

 

Procedures

  • One award, more than one award or no award may be given in each category.
  • Each entry is judged on its content, creativity, execution and relevance to the black community on a scale of 1 (not worthy of an award) to 10 (highly worthy of an award).
  • Newspaper and magazine entries in each category are grouped and judged according to circulation.
  • Radio and television entries are grouped and judged according to market size.
 HOW TO APPLY
STEP 1: Review the award category listing for the category(s) you will enter. 

STEP 2: Complete online form(s) and fees.
 Make sure to view the individual category code for each category requirement. Only one entry can be entered at once. 

STEP 3: Check your email for payment receipt.

 

Questions 

If you have any technical questions or problems submitting, please contact Scott Berry at 301-405-0248 or sberry@nabj.org

 

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