Awards Application

Press Club of Southwest Florida 2019 Young Journalist Awards
Call for Entries

To: News Directors, Editors, Reporters, and Photojournalists

Please distribute to staff and post in your newsrooms

The Press Club of Southwest Florida is committed to the development of young journalists in Southwest Florida. In that spirit, the NPC is pleased to announce that entries are now being accepted for our third annual Young Journalist Awards.

Three winners—one from each category—will each receive a $500 cash award at the NPC Awards Luncheon in December at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples.


  • Broadcast Reporter – Radio/TV
  • Print Reporter – Papers/Magazines/Online
  • Photojournalist – Stills/Video

        (Please note: broadcast reporters who enter as photojournalists will have their work judged solely on the creativity, quality and use of pictures)


Eligibility, Rules and Entry Fees

We are looking for young professionals with no more 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:

–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 31, 2019.

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


APPLY HERE — Payment link is included on the application.

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