Journalism Awards Entries Open February 1st
|The core of this year's contest will be substantially the same as last with the possible addition of a new category for health and science reporting. To encourage early submissions, entry fees will be reduced during February, rising in March. Press Club members enjoy the lower fee throughout. Details, categories and rules will soon be proclaimed official and can be found on our Awards webpage.|
Entries will open February 1st for the 2014 New York Press Club Awards For Journalism. A new category, "Science/Health" may be added, details forthcoming. An updated Awards Categories list will be posted here soon. Entry fees are the same for 2014 as they were in 2013: $50 per entry during February, rising to $75 on March 1st, 2014, except for New York Press Club members who may submit entries at $50 each throughout.
An enduring tradition in New York media, the annual New York Press Club Awards For Journalism honor excellence in the craft by writers, reporters, editors, producers, shooters and multimediographers.
Entries are considered in more than 20 categories of reporting from material submitted by New York metropolitan area news organizations and individual journalists.
Judging is by prominent working journalists, former journalists and academics who are selected for their expertise in each category.
Awards unique to the New York Press Club competition are the Gold Keyboard Award, honoring excellence in investigative journalism; Nellie Bly Cub Reporter, honoring the best journalistic effort by an individual new to the profession and The Rev. Mychal Judge Heart of New York Award for reporting that is most complimentary of New York City.