SFJ18 writing contests seeks: Arts & Entertainment stories

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Enter our annual Excellence-in-Writing contest’s Arts & Entertainment category! The stories must have published in 2017. Deadline is March 2.

First-place winners receive $300.

To see all our categories, click here.

To go directly to our contest website, click here.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT FEATURE
Feature treatment of an arts and entertainment topic – such as architecture, art, books, dance, movies, music, opera, television or theater. Entries can be a single trend story, interview or feature story. Each entry consists of one story.

SFJ18 writing contest seeks: general features

Certificate

Enter our annual Excellence-in-Writing contest’s general features category! The stories must have published in 2017. Deadline is March 2.

To see all our categories, click here.

To go directly to our contest website, click here.

GENERAL FEATURE
Feature treatment of any A&E, lifestyles or news topic. Entries can be a single trend story, profile, interview, news feature or general feature of 1,000 words or more. Sidebars accepted. Each entry consists of one story. Multiple bylines accepted.

SFJ18 contest seeks: best podcast

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Enter in our annual Excellence-in-Writing contest’s best podcast category! Podcasts must have aired in 2017. Deadline is March 2.

To see all our categories, click here.

To go directly to our contest website, click here.

PODCAST
The coverage of any A&E, features or lifestyle topic told through a podcast. One
entry consists of links to three podcasts by the same person or persons.

SFJ18 writing contest seeks: best food feature

Certificate

Enter in our annual Excellence-in-Writing contest’s food feature category! Stories must have been published in 2017. Deadline is March 2.

To see all our categories, click here.

To go directly to our contest website, click here.

FOOD FEATURE
A single story focusing on food, not including reviews or commentary. Can be a
trend story, personality profile, narrative piece, how-to or other feature treatment
of a food topic. Each entry consists of one story.

SFJ Honors the Best in Features Journalism

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JUNE 23, 2015

FOR MEDIA INQUIRIES
Terry Scott Bertling, SFJ president, 210.250.3112
Andrew Nynka, SFJ executive director, 301.314.2631

The Society for Features Journalism has honored seven Pulitzer Prize winners and a host of other journalists as part of its 2015 Excellence-in-Features Awards contest.

Also receiving recognition were 10 newspapers for outstanding features sections and journalists in 15 other categories. Winners were announced today.

More than 800 entries were judged in the contest, which honors the craft of feature storytelling and the people who do it for a living at news organizations in the United States and Canada. Winners will be recognized at SFJ’s national conference Aug. 26-29 in College Park, Md.

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