WASHINGTON, March 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Political writers are invited to enter their best and most thoughtful stories on politics from 2015 in the National Press Club Journalism Contest.
The Lee Walczak Award for Political Analysis honors the best political analysis of the year and the winner gets a prize of $750.
This award is named in memory of Lee Walczak, a Washington editor, bureau chief and White House correspondent who worked for Bloomberg News and Business Week. It is funded through the support of McGraw-Hill Cos. Inc., Lee's employer for 37 years, and by contributions from Lee's family and friends.
The Press Club, a national leader among journalism organizations, encourages those who write about politics to enter the contest.
The deadline is April 1. Details on the different awards categories and how to enter the contest can be found by clicking here. http://www.press.org/membership/awards
Entrants are encouraged to enter online, but if you prefer, the Club will accept entries mailed in the traditional way as long as they are postmarked before the deadline. No matter how you enter, the most important thing is to make sure you submit your best journalism.
The awards will be presented at an annual awards dinner at the National Press Club this summer.
The contest includes awards for political reporting, regional reporting on Washington, international coverage, consumer reporting and online journalism. It also includes a group of awards for areas as diverse as reporting on the welfare of animals, coverage of the journalism industry, the aviation industry, problems facing the elderly and humor writing.
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SOURCE National Press Club