Print or online journalism publications with 25 or fewer FTE newsroom staffers. Written sources of education news, such as dailies and news blogs, are eligible.
A. Single-Topic News or Feature: One or more pieces of news or human interest coverage–including series–that are focused on a single topic, event or general theme. Up to five articles may be submitted.
B. Beat Reporting: Up to seven pieces showing breadth and depth in beat reporting by individual journalists throughout the year. Entries will be judged as a package that may include breaking news, features, in-depth reporting, news blogging, and data analysis. Up to three pieces may have bylines shared with other reporters.
C. Investigative Reporting: Up to seven articles on the same subject, demonstrating ingenuity in uncovering a problem or condition that otherwise may not have come to public attention.