Highest Honors Categories
Student Journalist of the Year
To honor the student journalist who shows exceptional work in one of more areas of journalism - news, feature,
and opinion writing, photography and art. Entry fee $25.
Journalism Educator of the Year
To honor a teacher who inspires students and brings out the very best in them. Entry fee $25.
Courage in Journalism Award
To honor an individual youth journalism, journalism educator or a student newspaper that showed particular courage in pursuing a story despite danger, official roadblocks or other unusual obstacles. Entry fee $20.
Jacinta Marie Bunnell Award for Commentary
To honor an individual who gave voice to an important issue in a single opinion piece or a series of opinion pieces devoted to the same topic. Entry fee $20.
Frank Keegan "Take No Prisoners" Award for News
To honor an individual who shows tenacity in tackling one or more serious news stories. Entry fee $20.
In addition to these, there are more than two dozen other categories for individuals or teams.