Mark of Excellence Awards: “honoring the best in student journalism”
Application deadline: Jan. 25, 2012
Annually, the Society of Professional Journalists presents the Mark of Excellence Awards honoring the best in student journalism. The awards offer categories for print, radio, television and online collegiate journalism. Entries are first judged on the regional level. First place regional winners advance to the national competition and are recognized at SPJ spring conferences. National winners will be showcased on spj.org.
The contest is open to anyone enrolled in a college or university in the U.S. studying for an academic degree in 2011. Students who have had full-time, professional journalism experience, outside of internships, are not eligible. Entries must have been published or broadcast during the 2011 calendar year.
- The contest is open to anyone enrolled in a college or university in the U.S. studying for an academic degree in 2011. Students who have had full-time, professional journalism experience, outside of internships, are not eligible.
- All entries must have been published or broadcast in 2011. The entrant must have been enrolled as a student at the time of publication or broadcast.
- Work published or broadcast while working as a student intern is acceptable.
- Unpublished manuscripts, classroom exercises and unaired news broadcasts do not qualify. Any work found to be unpublished, unaired or a classroom exercise will be disqualified.
- A classroom exercise is defined as work assigned for a grade or fulfillment of a course requirement and is not eligible for an MOE Award unless it was also published outside of class in the campus/local newspaper, campus/ local broadcast stations or Web site.
- Advisers may enter for their students.
For entry rules, category-specific instructions and entry-fee details, visit the Mark of Excellence Web page.
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