Award
THE NATIONAL PRESS CLUB

Accepts entries starting
Entry Deadline February 2, 2015
Decision Date
Ceremony Date
Entry Fee (See Details)
Monetary or Material Award (See Details)

About the Award

This category honors outstanding editorial writing by an individual or a team whose work was
originally distributed in 2013 by a newspaper that publishes three or more times weekly, online
news site or website, news magazine, news syndicate or wire service. Entries will be judged on
general excellence, quality of writing, forcefulness, creativity and importance to the public
interest.

Notable Winners

Jury

Entries will be judged on
general excellence, quality of writing, forcefulness, creativity and importance to the public
interest

Monetary/Material Award Details

$10,000

Eligibility Requirements

Published work from a newspaper that publishes three or more times weekly, online news site or website, news magazine, news syndicate or wire service.

Signed commentary not eligible

Entry Fee Details

$50

Required Material

Entrants should submit PDFs or URLs of the pages on which 6-12 editorials
appeared during 2013. The dates of publication should be visible. Editorials do not need to cover the same topic. Submit as originally presented to the audience. Word documents of the
editorials will not be accepted. Supplemental material, which does not factor into the 6-12
editorial count, should be clearly marked.

Nominating or cover letter is required. Be sure to include the name of the person who should be
notified if the entry is declared a winner or finalist along with their contact information: daytime

Entry Format

The competition offers one entry site with fields that ask for information that may not
apply to your entry. When you encounter this fill the field with "does not apply" so that the
system will permit you to move to the next step.

Contact Information

SUE PORTER,
Vice President/Programs, Scripps Howard Foundation
PHONE: 513-977-3030
EMAIL: [email protected]
MAIL: 312 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

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