SFJ18 writing contest seeks: integrated storytelling

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Enter our annual Excellence-in-Writing contest’s Integrated Storytelling category! The stories must have been 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.

013 INTEGRATED STORYTELLING
The coverage of any A&E, features or lifestyle topic told through the integrated use of print, digital, social media, video and any other platform. One entry consists of the package of stories and other elements used to cover the topic.

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SFJ18 writing contest seeks: Video storytelling

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Enter our annual Excellence-in-Writing contest’s Video Storytelling category! The videos must have been 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.

012 VIDEO STORYTELLING
The coverage of any A&E, lifestyle or specialty topic using a single video of not more than 8 minutes in length. One entry consists of one video.

SFJ18 writing contest seeks: Headline writing portfolios

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Enter our annual Excellence-in-Writing contest’s Headline Writing Portfolio 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.

011 HEADLINE WRITING PORTFOLIO
A collection of three headlines and accompanying decks by the same writer for feature stories or columns. Headlines must be attached to the stories or columns and can be accompanied by related visuals. Entries will be judged on clarity, accuracy and creativity. One entry consists of three headlines and accompanying decks and stories.

NOTE: All entries, regardless of circulation group, compete in one group.

SFJ18 writing contest seeks: Sports features

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Enter our annual Excellence-in-Writing contest’s Sports Feature 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.

010 SPORTS FEATURE
Feature treatment of any sports topic. Entries can be a trend story, interview or
feature story. Each entry consists of one story.

SFJ18 writing contest seeks: A&E commentary portfolio

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Enter our annual Excellence-in-Writing contest’s Arts & Entertainment Commentary Portfolio 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.

009 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT COMMENTARY PORTFOLIO
A collection of three columns, essays or reviews by the same writer on any arts and entertainment topic, including dining reviews but excluding editorials. Each entry consists of three examples of the writer’s work.

SFJ18 writing contest seeks: general commentary portfolio

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Enter our annual Excellence-in-Writing contest’s General Commentary Portfolio 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.

008 GENERAL COMMENTARY PORTFOLIO

A collection of three columns or essays by the same writer on any human interest or specialty topic, excluding editorials. Each entry consists of three examples of the writer’s work, showing a range of reporting styles.

SFJ18 writing contest seeks: features specialty writing portfolios

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Enter our annual Excellence-in-Writing contest’s Features Specialty Writing Portfolio 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.

007 FEATURES SPECIALTY WRITING PORTFOLIO
Three stories by the same writer on one features specialty topic, such as arts and entertainment, fashion, food, health, religion, technology or travel. Entries can be trend stories, profiles, interviews, news features, general features or narratives covering the same topic. Columns and commentary are excluded. Each entry consists of three stories from the same writer.