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SPJ-NJ’s Annual Excellence in Journalism Contest
January 4, 2017 - March 10, 2017
May 19, 2017: WINNERS ANNOUNCED! SPJ’s Excellence in Journalism Contest winners are in! A hat tip to Anne Forline of the South Jersey Observer, Sergio Bichao of NJ101.5, and Christopher Baxter and Matthew Stanmyre of NJ Advance Media/Newark Star-Ledger, all winners of the Tim O’Brien Award “for meritorious use of public records requests.” There are more than 130 winners in New Jersey.
Join SPJ-NJ at its June 25, 2017 awards brunch! For more information, see: http://www.njspj.org/winners-announced/
Information about the contest, now closed:
SPJ-NJ’s annual Excellence in Journalism contest (for work published in 2016) is now open. Entries may be submitted through March 10 (March 17 for the Awbrey Award) **. Open government advocates who are citizen journalists or who run hyper-local news sites may wish to take part in SPJ-NJ’s contest! There are many categories and you can enter more than one. See SPJ-NJ’s website for more about contest categories and how to enter.
**UPDATE (2/27/17): Deadlines were previously March 1 (March 8 for the Awbrey Award). The deadline has been extended to 11:59 p.m. Friday, March 10 for all entries except the Awbrey, for which the deadline is Friday, March 17 at 11:59 p.m.
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