Accepts entries starting
Entry Deadline June 6, 2015
Decision Date
Ceremony Date October 29, 2014
Entry Fee (See Details)
Monetary or Material Award (See Details)

About the Award

Entries in the Reporter of the Year competition consist of a reporter's three best single news or feature stories published in a college newspaper during the competition year. There are separate categories for two-year and four-year schools. Three winners in each category will receive cash prizes of up to $1,000. The four-year competition is co-sponsored by MCT Campus.

Notable Winners


Anna Orso
The Daily Collegian, Pennsylvania State Univ., State College, Pa.
“Sandusky charged; Curley, Shultz step down”
“Legislators seek open records”
“Curley, Schultz headed toward trial”


Monetary/Material Award Details


Eligibility Requirements

The National Pacemaker Awards are open only to ACP member publications. Non-members who enter will be billed for membership.

To find out if your publication is a current member, check the ACP database:

Entry Fee Details

Required Material

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Entry Format

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Fill out the entry form to be eligible for this award.

Contact Information

Trevor Ivan
Contest/Critique Coordinator
[email protected]

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