Salute to Excellence National Media Awards
NABJ recognizes journalism that best covered the
black experience or addressed issues affecting the worldwide black community
during 2011. The Salute to
Excellence National Media Awards competition is open to all media organizations
and individuals involved in print, broadcast and/or online journalism media. Submissions must cover people
or issues of the African/African American Diaspora. Entries will be judged on content, creativity, innovation,
use of the medium and relevance to the black community in 69 categories. The
deadline for entry is January 23,
2012. Finalists are notified in advance.
Public Relations, Marketing, and Advertising
NABJ also celebrates the best work reﬂecting the growing scope,
creativity and importance of public relations, marketing, and advertising professionals.
Our awards recognize outstanding campaigns, programs and tactics, and the
dedication and contributions of communications professionals. Solo practitioners, agencies of all sizes, large and
small businesses, top corporations, media outlets, nonprofits, associations and government agencies are all encouraged to
apply. The deadline for entry is January 23, 2012.
Click HERE to apply!
Special Honors Awards & NABJ Hall of Fame Inductions
NABJ's most coveted awards honor the
groundbreaking accomplishments of black journalists and those who support
blacks in the media. These awards include Lifetime Achievement, Journalist of
the Year and Best Practices. From those who blazed the trail to the ones who
fight to make sure our stories are heard, even in the face of adversity, NABJ
bestows 12 special honors on journalism organizations, professionals, educators and students committed to exemplary
coverage of the black community. The deadline for entry is January 13, 2012.
Hall of Fame
Every year, NABJ pays homage to legendary black
journalists who have made outstanding contributions to the industry. On April
5, 1990, seven distinguished journalists became charter members of the NABJ
Hall of Fame. Over the last 17 years, NABJ has inducted 31 journalists into the
esteemed Hall of Fame. Nominations are approved by the NABJ Board of Directors.
New inductees are installed annually
at the NABJ Hall of Fame Banquet and Inductions. The deadline for entry is January
Click HERE to nominate.