The Merriman Smith Memorial fund is pleased to announce competition for awards in presidential news coverage.
The awards will be presented at the White House Correspondents' Association℠ annual dinner, to be held at the Washington Hilton Hotel, Washington, DC, on Saturday, May 3, 2014.
The fund was organized in 1970 in memory of the late Merriman Smith of United Press International, a White House correspondent for more than 30 years. The award was conceived to perpetuate Mr. Smith’s memory and to promote the excellence he brought to his profession.
Tips for Winning:
Four factors will be assessed in the judging of a story: accuracy, speed, objectivity, and initiative.