WASHINGTON, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reporters who cover politicians and issues in Washington from a regional perspective for their states or regions are eligible for the awards from the National Press Club journalism contest. Please enter your best work from 2016.
The Washington regional reporters often tailor their coverage to the interests of those states and regions and provide a valuable service to provide a perspective to readers of newspapers and other news outlets around the country.
This prize recognizes the work of Washington-based regional reporters who provide a clear understanding of events, issues and politics of importance to a city, state or region. This contest honors reporters who demonstrate excellence and versatility in covering Washington from a local angle. The winner gets a prize of $750.
The Press Club, one of the nation's leading journalism organizations, has a deadline of April 1 for its journalism contest. Details on the different awards categories and how to enter the contest can be found by clicking here. http://www.press.org/about/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, international coverage, consumer reporting and online journalism. It also includes a group of awards for areas such as reporting on the welfare of animals, coverage of the journalism industry, newsletter journalism, the aviation industry, problems facing the elderly and humor writing.
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