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Call for entries announced for SPJ’s New America Award competition


11/16/2009


For Immediate Release

Contact:
Lauren Rochester, Awards Coordinator, (317) 927-8000, ext. 210, awards@spj.org

INDIANAPOLIS – The Society of Professional Journalists is pleased to announce it is accepting entries for the New America Award. The contest honors public service journalism that explores and exposes an issue of importance to immigrant or ethnic communities in the United States. Although not required, collaboration with ethnic media is taken into account.

To be eligible, New America Award entries must have been published or broadcast during the 2009 calendar year. SPJ welcomes nominations from media outlets, journalists, community and issue advocacy groups, individuals and others concerned with ethnic issues. Winners will be honored at the 2010 SPJ Convention & National Journalism Conference in Las Vegas, Oct. 3-6.

Complete rules and an entry form can be found here. There is no entry fee.

The postmark deadline is Feb. 12, 2010. All entries should be mailed to SPJ Headquarters.

For more information, contact Awards Coordinator Lauren Rochester at (317) 927-8000 ext. 210 or awards@spj.org.

Founded in 1909 as Sigma Delta Chi, SPJ promotes the free flow of information vital to a well-informed citizenry; 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, please visit www.spj.org.

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