Excellence in Journalism Contest

NJ SPJ plans for the coming year

Hello NJ SPJ members,

 A budget plan, a by-laws overhaul, a possible two-state journalism contest and talk of a Journalism Hall of Fame emerged from a very productive retreat by the board of the Society of Professional Journalists New Jersey

Contest deadline extended to Friday, March 10!

Go forth, Jersey journalists — show us your best work! We’re extending our deadline for annual Excellence in Journalism to 11:59 p.m. Friday, March 10 for all entries except for the Awbrey. The new Awbrey deadline is Friday, March 17 …

NJ-SPJ annual contest opens Jan. 4

Start your new year off right by entering our annual Excellence in Journalism contest!

Submissions will be accepted from Wed., Jan. 4 until 11:59 p.m. March 1 for all categories except the Awbrey — which, because of the extra documentation …

Contest categories, finalized



We have come to the end of a sometimes difficult but ultimately educational and rewarding process of updating our annual NJ Society of Professional Journalists contest. We’ve stuck to our principle of being open and transparent, and