Award
THE NATIONAL PRESS CLUB

Accepts entries starting
Entry Deadline October 15, 2014
Decision Date
Ceremony Date
Entry Fee (See Details)
Monetary or Material Award (See Details)

About the Award

The National Press Foundation established the Editor of the Year Award in 1984 to recognize significant achievements that enhance the quality of journalism in the United States. The award, open to an editor at any level, is made in recognition of imagination, professional skill, ethics and an ability to motivate staff -- qualities that produce excellence in media. The award is presented at the annual Awards Dinner.

Tips for Winning: This award will be given to editors who exercise imagination, professional skill, ethics and an ability to motivate staff -- qualities that produce excellence in media.

Notable Winners

2014

Gilbert Bailon, St. Louis Post-Dispatch 

 
 

2013
Robert Moore, El Paso Times

2012
Gregory L. Moore, The Denver Post

Jury

Monetary/Material Award Details

Winner: $5,000

Honorable Mentions: $1,000

Eligibility Requirements

The award, open to an editor at any level.

Entry Fee Details

Required Material

A short biography and letter of nomination should be saved as either a Word, text or PDF document BEFORE beginning the online application form. No JPGs. You may not save and return to the application later. If these items are not uploaded to the online application, it will be considered ineligible for review.

Entry Format

The selection committee will choose a winner from both the external nominations received as well as internal nominations.

Nomination may only be submitted through the entry form.

Contact Information

Jessica Jean-Francois [email protected] 202.663.7282

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