contest for NYC journos, deadline Feb 14

If you live within 50 miles of Columbus Circle, NYC, this contest is for you! Details HERE and below. Deadline Feb 14. (Thanks for the tip @ashleymilnetyte!)

Welcome to the 2014 Deadline Club Annual Awards Contest!

The Deadline Club’s 2014 Journalism Awards will be accepting entries through Friday, February 14, 2014. All entries must be made electronically through this site. The contest covers work that was published or broadcast in 2013. Entrants must be employees of or freelancers for news organizations with an office within a 50-mile radius of Columbus Circle in New York City. The Deadline Club is New York City’s chapter of The Society of Professional Journalists.

Entries will be judged on fairness, balance and accuracy; thoroughness, timeliness and clarity; news language and technical skills exhibited; enterprise, resourcefulness and obstacles overcome; effort involved in preparation; and the story’s interest and importance to the public.

Entries in all categories must be submitted electronically through this website. Please register and login at the top of this page. For a list of file formats that we accept, refer to the technical requirements in our rules. If you are having any difficulty with the contest entry site, or have general questions that are not covered in the contest guidelines in the rules section of this site, contact us at Please read the contest guidelines carefully before entering. Judges reserve the right to move an entry to another category that may be more appropriate. In some cases, they may decide that a category merits no winners.
The fee is $75 per entry. A work may be submitted to multiple categories, but a separate entry fee must be paid for each category. No entry will be judged unless the fee is paid by the contest entry deadline. Fees may be paid by credit card on our website. Payments by check must be postmarked by the entry deadline, February 14, 2014, and mailed to The Deadline Club, c/o Salmagundi Club, 47 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003. Make checks payable to The Deadline Club, and indicate on the check the name of your organization and how many entries were made on the contest entry system. Email to notify us that payment will be made by check.
From time to time, we may have questions for entrants. Please provide full contact information when completing the online application. Include the individual’s name, organization, e-mail address, mail address and phone number. If possible, please provide a backup contact, and indicate if someone else should be notified about making plans to attend the awards dinner, where the winners will be announced.

At a Glance:

Entry Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on Friday, February 14, 2014

Entry Fee: $75, paid by credit card or postmarked by the entry deadline. Make checks payable to The Deadline Club, which is the New York City chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

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