Winners Announced: 25th Annual Features Journalism Contest

notebookThe Society for Features Journalism is pleased to announce our 25th annual contest winners!

SFJ would like to recognize the wonderful work being done on a daily basis by you and your colleagues around the country.  The full list of winners can be found on our contest page.

All winners will be formally recognized at our annual conference at Poynter in October.

Congratulations one and all!

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Dallas Morning News’ writing contest celebrates narrative nonfiction by newspapers

The Dallas Morning-News is sponsoring a new contest honoring narrative nonfiction writing in a daily U.S. newspaper or a U.S. newspaper website. It’s called the Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest. The contest is conducted by the Mayborn Conference.

The prizes are impressive:

  • First place winner will receive $5,000 and free registration to attend the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference July 19-21, 2013 in Grapevine, Texas
  • Second place winner will receive $2,000
  • Third place winner will receive $1,000

Submissions must have been published between Jan. 1, 2012 and December 31, 2012. Deadline to enter is June 1.

Deadline for SFJ Contest is March 29th

The deadline for the 25th Annual Features Journalism Contest is fast approaching.  Please visit our contest page to learn how you can enter. Don’t forget there are three new categories this year for entrants in video storytelling, integrated storytelling and student general features.

Contest information: https://featuresjournalism.org/contests-2/

For those of you submitting multiple entries this year, please follow a tip from Paul Saltzman of the Chicago Sun-Times:

When you have completed an entry, you will click “submit” to send the information.  You will then see “message sent” along with a rundown of the information you entered.

At this point, you will also see “go back.”  If you click on the “go back” it will indeed take you back, but it will also clear out all the fields in your submission.  You can save yourself time and effort of retyping the same information (newspaper name, address, phone, etc.) if you use the back arrow on your browser instead.  This way, you’ll only have to enter the new information for your next entry!

25th Annual Society for Features Journalism Contest — DEADLINE: March 29th

SFJ is officially announcing our call for entries in two contests:

25th Annual SFJ Best Section, Niche Product

The SFJ Best Section and Best Niche Product awards honor the craft of feature writing and the people who do it for a living at news organizations and wire services. Winners of the 25th Annual contest will be announced in May and honored at SFJ’s national conference at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, FL., on Oct. 9-12, 2013. Learn more about SFJ’s 25th Annual Best Sections Contest here.

25th Annual SFJ Excellence-in-Feature Writing Competition

The SFJ Excellence-in-Features awards honor the craft of feature writing and the people who do it for a living at news organizations and wire services. Winners of the 25th Annual contest will be announced in May and honored at SFJ’s national conference at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, FL., on Oct. 9-12, 2013. Learn more about SFJ’s 25th Annual Excellence-in-Feature-Writing Contest here.

The deadline for all entries is March 29, 2013.

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