Call for entries announced for SPJ’s annual Sigma Delta Chi Awards in journalism
For Immediate Release:
Lauren Rochester, Awards Coordinator, (317) 927-8000, ext. 210, email@example.com
INDIANAPOLIS — The Society of Professional Journalists is pleased to announce it is accepting entries for the Sigma Delta Chi Awards, a contest that recognizes the best in the journalism profession.
The SDX Awards honor national excellence in print, radio, television, newsletters, photography, online and research. The awards program dates back to 1932 when the Society first honored six individuals for contributions to journalism.
The contest is open to any work published or broadcast by a U.S. media outlet. Entries must have been published or broadcast during the 2010 calendar year.
Entrants can submit their work online. The new format allows journalists to enter their work easily and efficiently. SPJ members may enter the SDX Awards for $60. The non-member fee is $100.
The entry deadline is Feb. 9, 2011. Visit the SPJ Awards site for more information and to enter. Winners will be announced in spring 2011 and honored at the Excellence in Journalism 2011 conference in New Orleans Sept. 25-28.
Direct questions to Awards Coordinator Lauren Rochester at (317) 927-8000 ext. 210 or firstname.lastname@example.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.