Awards of Excellence

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The Atlanta Press Club is accepting nominations for its 2013 Awards of Excellence

The Atlanta Press Club Awards of Excellence recognize individual  journalists for quality work that makes an impact

All journalists who either work for Atlanta news outlets or who are based in Atlanta are eligible for an Award of Excellence. Anyone is eligible to nominate a journalist for an Award of Excellence, and journalists are encouraged to self-nominate.

The 2013 Awards of Excellence will be judged by members of the National Press Club based on the following criteria:
  • Content
  • Timeliness
  • Demonstrated Reportorial Skill
  • Impact
Nomination deadline is January 31, 2014.
 
Members of the Atlanta Press Club board of directors are not eligible to win. 
 
To enter or nominate someone, pay the entry fee here and complete the entry form.
  • APC Member – $20
  • Nonmember – $40
After receiving the nomination letter and entry fee, the Atlanta Press Club will contact the nominated journalist to request clips of the stories or photographs that led to the nomination.

 

2013 Awards of Excellence Categories:

  • Print, Daily - News or feature articles appearing in regularly produced newspapers and magazines
  • Print, Non-Daily - News or feature articles appearing in regularly produced weekly, bi-weekly, monthly or one-off newspapers or magazines
  • Print Photography, Daily - News or feature photographs appearing in regularly produced newspaper or magazines
  • Print Photography, Non-Daily - News or feature photographs appearing in regularly produced, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly or one-off newspapers or magazines
  • Broadcast, TV - News or feature story appearing in a local or national newscast or program
  • Broadcast, Radio  – News or feature story appearing on local or national radio
  • Digital, Electronic Media - News or feature story created specifically for an online outlet
  • Broadcast, Video Production- News or feature videography appearing in a local or national newscast or program
  • Photography, Single Image - Single image from an online story, homepage or channel front
  • Photography, Gallery - Photo story or collection of photographs from an online story or gallery that tell a story
  • Commentary - Any medium, up to 3 pieces, published or broadcast in 2013
  • The Rising Star Award - Outstanding talent from any medium, under 30 years of age
  • The Atlanta Press Club Impact Award - The winner of the APC Impact Award is a Georgian (not necessarily a journalist) who had a significant impact on the journalism profession in the previous calendar year and has furthered the mission of the APC, which is focused on fostering journalistic excellence and advancing the public’s understanding of a free press*

*Nomination letter must include proof of impact/results