Society of Professional Journalists
Improving and protecting journalism since 1909

Advertisement
— ADVERTISEMENT —
Advertise with SPJ
3

News and More
Click to Expand Instantly

SPJ News
Events and Deadlines
SPJ Blogs
Quill Online
Journalist's Toolbox

Stay in Touch
Twitter Storify Facebook Google Plus
RSS Pinterest Pinterest Flickr


More SPJ News
Press Notes
Publications
SPJ Blogs
Quill
SPJ Leads
The EIJ News
Press Notes
SPJ News
Open Doors
Geneva Conventions
Annual FOI Reports

Home > SPJ News > Call for entries announced for annual Mark of Excellence Awards competition

SPJ News
Latest SPJ News | RSS


Call for entries announced for annual Mark of Excellence Awards competition

For Immediate Release:
11/8/2007


Advertisement
— ADVERTISEMENT —

Contact:
Heather Porter, Programs Coordinator, (317) 927-8000, ext. 204

Beth King, Communications Manager, (317) 927-8000, ext. 211


INDIANAPOLIS ó The Society of Professional Journalists, the nationís largest journalism-advocacy organization, is now accepting entries for the collegiate Mark of Excellence Awards.

Annually, the Society recognizes the best in student journalism in 39 categories, including print, radio, television and online. Entries are first judged on the regional level. Regional award winners are then honored at the spring regional conferences. First-place regional winners advance to the national competition. National winners will be honored at the 2008 SPJ Convention & National Journalism Conference in Atlanta.

To be eligible, work must have been published or broadcast during the 2007 calendar year. All entries must be in English and postmarked by Jan. 23, 2008. Each submission must include a completed entry form, entry fee and other requested information. Student members of SPJ are eligible to enter the Mark of Excellence Awards for $9. The non-member fee is $18.

For more information on the awards or to obtain an entry form, please visit SPJ's Mark of Excellence Awards page. Programs Coordinator Heather Porter also may be contacted at (317) 927-8000 ext. 204.

The Society of Professional Journalists works to improve and protect journalism. SPJ is dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior. Founded in 1909 as Sigma Delta Chi, and based in Indianapolis, SPJ promotes the free flow of information vital to a well-informed public, works to inspire and educate the next generation of journalists, and protects First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and press. For more information about SPJ and SDX, please visit www.spj.org.

-END-

Copyright © 1996-2014 Society of Professional Journalists. All Rights Reserved. Legal

Society of Professional Journalists
Eugene S. Pulliam National Journalism Center
3909 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46208
317/927-8000 | Fax: 317/920-4789

Contact SPJ Headquarters
Employment Opportunities
Advertise with SPJ