Dornheim Award Honors Best Writing About Aviation, Aerospace, Defense

Mar 11, 2016, 11:13 ET from National Press Club

WASHINGTON, March 11, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Journalists who write about aviation, aerospace and defense are encourage to enter their best work from 2015 in the National Press Club's annual journalism contest in competition for the Michael Dornheim Award.

This award is presented in celebration of the career of the late Michael A. Dornheim, a longtime reporter and editor at Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine. The recipient must be a working journalist writing about aerospace, defense, the airline industry, or aerospace science and engineering.

The winner gets a $1,000 prize.

The Press Club, a national leader among journalism organizations, encourages those who write on these topics 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

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, newsletter journalism, problems facing the elderly and humor writing.

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