The Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists (CAABJ) is an affiliate chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), a nonprofit organization focused on establishing strong ties among African-Americans working in the media and expanding and balancing the media's coverage of the African-American community and experience.

November 3, 2015

2015 CAABJ News Excellence Awards

The Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists News Excellence Awards honor outstanding media coverage of or by African Americans. In the past, we've seen outstanding submissions from dozens of entrants. This year we are expecting even greater participation!

The deadline is Monday, Nov. 30, 2015 
Winners will be announced at the December Holiday Soiree. 
All print, TV, radio and online news outlets (including blogs) are invited to submit in the following categories:

Hard news
Photography prizes will be awarded in two categories: features and breaking news.

Contest Rules:

  • Entries must be submitted by Nov. 30, 2015
  • Entries may be submitted by the journalist or by the employer.
  • Only works published or broadcast between Oct. 31, 2014 and Nov. 1, 2015 are eligible.
  • Each entry must contain either an active URL linking to the work or an attached file of the work
  • There is no limit on the number of submissions to each category, but each submission must be made separately and  accompanied by a contest entry fee of $25.
  •  Photo entries must be shown in their original context.
  •  Submissions become the property of CAABJ and will not be returned.
  •  Each entry can only be submitted in one category.

*** With each submission include your name, email and telephone number, the outlet that ran/aired the piece, your title and a 2-3 sentence bio.***


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