2018 Young Journalist Awards Call for Entries

Press Club of Southwest Florida 2018 Young Journalist Awards
Call for Entries

To: News Directors, Editors, Reporters, and Photojournalists

Please distribute to fellow staff members and post in your newsrooms.

As part of its core mission, the Press Club of Southwest Florida is committed to the development of young broadcast and print journalists in Southwest Florida. In that spirit, the NPC is pleased to announce that entries are now being accepted for our second annual Young Journalist Awards.

Three winners—one print reporter, one broadcaster, and one photojournalist —will each be presented a $500 cash award at the NPC December luncheon at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples.

Eligibility, Rules and Entry Fees

We are looking for young professionals with less than five years’ experience who exhibit outstanding skills and rising potential.

Each interested qualified candidate should visit the Press Club of Southwest Florida website and fill out a Young Journalist Award Application. The fee is $15.00 per entry and a payment link is provided.

After applying each candidate should then submit a resume and recent samples of his/her work to: carybarbor@gmail.com.

–Demo reels for TV reporters/videographers are limited to eight minutes.
–Published articles and/or writing excerpts are limited to three pieces.
–Still photographs are limited to five.

All materials must be received by August 15, 2018.

Thanks for your interest and participation in our effort to honor some of our best and brightest.

Cary Barbor & Bob Orr, Co-chairs
Press Club of Southwest Florida Young Journalist Award

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