The Front Page Awards 2016 | Application


Entries must be received no later than Wednesday September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.


Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting 
events@newswomensclubnewyork.com

General Rules

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.



Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

ONLINE (These entries must have appeared exclusively online)
Spot News

Deadline reporting of a single event. Entries must have been published the day of the event. Entries must be a single article, but may include sidebars.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.
Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

ONLINE (These entries must have appeared exclusively online)
In-Depth Reporting

In-depth coverage of an important topic that had or could have significant impact. Entries may be a single article or a series of no more than FIVE (5) articles on a single subject and may include sidebars.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com
Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

ONLINE (These entries must have appeared exclusively online)
Feature

Trend, profile, human-interest or other subject area that is not breaking news. Entries may be a single article and may include sidebars.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com 

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

ONLINE (These entries must have appeared exclusively online)
Digital Video

Visual and audio coverage of a news event or feature created specifically for the Internet.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com .

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

ONLINE (These entries must have appeared exclusively online)
Multimedia News Package

A cohesive package of words, photographs, graphics, audio and/or video that enhances understanding of a single subject in an Internet-only publication or in the Internet version of a traditional news outlet. Entrants must be certain the link is NOT password protected or otherwise inaccessible.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com 

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

ONLINE (These entries must have appeared exclusively online)
Blogs

Entries must be original, focused on a single subject, and limited to a maximum of FIVE (5) posts.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

WIRES
Spot News

Deadline reporting of a single event in a single day. Entries must be a single article, but may include sidebars.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com 
Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

WIRES
In-Depth Reporting

Entries should demonstrate the entrant’s ability to provide treatment of an issue that has not received prior coverage or would not have been told without the reporter’s diligence in uncovering or reporting the subject. Submit a maximum of FIVE (5) articles showing the development of the story. The entries must have been published within the contest year.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com 

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

WIRES
Beat Reporting

Coverage by a single reporter or a team of reporters of a particular subject. Submit a maximum of FIVE (5) articles.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.
Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

WIRES
Feature

Trend, profile, human-interest or other subject area that is not breaking news. Entries may be a single article and may include sidebars.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

NEWSPAPERS
Spot News

Deadline reporting of a single event. Entries must have been published no later than the day after the event. Entries must be a single article, but may include sidebars.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com 

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

NEWSPAPERS
In-Depth Reporting

Submissions should demonstrate entrant’s ability to provide treatment of an issue that has not received prior coverage or would not have been told without the reporter’s diligence in uncovering or reporting the subject. Submit a maximum of FIVE (5) articles representing the development of the story. The entries must have been published within the contest year.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2015. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

NEWSPAPERS
Beat Reporting

Coverage by a single reporter or up to a team of three reporters of a particular subject covered during the contest year. Submit a maximum of FIVE (5) articles.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

NEWSPAPERS
Feature

Trend, profile, human-interest or a subject area that is not breaking news. Entries may be a single article and may include sidebars.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

NEWSPAPERS
The Nellie Bly Award – Best Bylined Front Page Story

Entries must have appeared in at least one hard copy issue of the newspaper. This entry must be a single article.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

PHOTOGRAPHY
Best Front Page Photo

The photo must capture a single event and be published the day of the event, or the day after. The photo must carry an individual credit or be accompanied by an editor’s letter specifying credit.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

PHOTOGRAPHY
Breaking News

Photo of a breaking news story, accurately capturing the event and displaying visual impact. Entries are limited to a single photo.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

PHOTOGRAPHY
Feature

Photo exhibiting human interest, profile, or related to a subject that is not a breaking news story.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

PHOTOGRAPHY
Photo Essay

A series of published photographs on a single subject.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

PHOTOGRAPHY
Sports

Photo capturing the spirit of a single sports moment, either in professional or amateur athletics.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

RADIO
Breaking News (news, sports)

On-the-scene coverage of a single event aired the same day.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

RADIO
Feature

Trend stories, profiles, humor, human-interest stories or any other type of feature. Entries should be a single broadcast or no more than a 3-part series on a single topic.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

RADIO
In-Depth Reporting

Submission should demonstrate an entrant’s ability to provide treatment of an issue that has not received prior coverage or would not have been told without the reporter’s diligence in uncovering or reporting the subject. Submit a maximum of FIVE (5) articles representing the development of the story. The entries must have been aired within the contest year.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

TELEVISION
Breaking News

On-the-scene spot coverage of a single event broadcast the same day. Narratives or voice-overs are allowed only if they were part of the original broadcast.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

TELEVISION
Special Programming (public affairs or editorial)

Entry may be a single report or editorial, or may be a series of up to THREE (3) reports on the same subject. Narratives or voice-overs are allowed only if they were part of the original broadcast.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

TELEVISION
Special Reporting Series (Investigative or Enterprise Reporting)

Submit coverage of a single subject reported in TWO (2) or more parts. Narratives or voice-overs are allowed only if they were part of the original broadcast.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.
Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

TELEVISION
Feature

Trend stories, profiles, humor, human-interest stories or any other subject that is not a breaking news story.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

TELEVISION
Interview

An interview with a significant personality in politics, entertainment, sports or other area.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

TELEVISION
Documentary

Including but not limited to an event, era, life story that contains no fictional elements. Entries must be limited to a single piece.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

MAGAZINES
News

Coverage of a news event, published in the issue immediately following the event.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

MAGAZINES
Features

Trend, profile, human-interest or any other type of feature that is not a breaking news story. Entries may be a single article or a series of up to FIVE (5) articles, including sidebars.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

MAGAZINES
In-Depth Reporting

Story should demonstrate entrant’s ability to provide treatment of an issue that has an impact on the publication’s readership but that has not received prior coverage or would not have been told without the reporter’s diligence in uncovering or reporting of the subject. Submit a maximum of THREE (3) articles representing the development of the story. The dates for each article must fall within the contest calendar year.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

MAGAZINES
Interview

An interview with a significant personality in politics, entertainment, sports or other area.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

Ends on 9/7/2016$ 100.00
$ 100.00

MAGAZINES
Interview

A short literary composition, generally on a single subject, reflecting the author’s opinion. Entries must be limited to a single article.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

SPECIALIZED REPORTING - FASHION
(Open to Newspapers, Online, Wires, Radio, TV and Magazines)

Coverage of an event, feature, profile or business story related to the fashion industry. Entries may be a single article or up to three related articles, and may include sidebars.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

SPECIALIZED REPORTING - SPORTS
(Open to Newspapers, Online, Wires, Radio, TV and Magazines)

Coverage of an event, feature, profile or business story related to organized sports. Entries may be a single article or up to three related articles, and may include sidebars.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

SPECIALIZED REPORTING - OPINION/CRITICISM
(Open to Newspapers, Online, Wires, Radio, TV and Magazines)

Regular column, guest Op-Ed or review on any topic. Entries may be a single article or up to THREE (3) articles.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

SPECIALIZED REPORTING - EDITORIAL WRITING
(Open to Newspapers, Online, Wires, Radio, TV and Magazines)

Editorials without bylines must be accompanied by a letter from the editor attesting to the entrant’s work. Entries are limited to THREE (3) articles.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

SPECIALIZED REPORTING - SCIENCE
(Open to Newspapers, Online, Wires, Radio, TV and Magazines)

Breaking news, feature, analysis or investigation about scientific discovery, application or situation. Entries may be a single article or up to THREE (3) related articles and may include sidebars.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

SPECIALIZED REPORTING - MEDICINE/HEALTH/FITNESS
(Open to Newspapers, Online, Wires, Radio, TV and Magazines)

Breaking news, feature, analysis or investigation about medical advances, health, or fitness. Entries may be a single article or up to THREE (3) related articles, and may include sidebars.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

SPECIALIZED REPORTING - BUSINESS
(Open to Newspapers, Online, Wires, Radio, TV and Magazines)

Coverage of an event, feature or profile related to the business community. Entries may be a single article or up to THREE (3) related articles, and may include sidebars.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

SPECIALIZED REPORTING - EDITORIAL CARTOONS
(Open to Newspapers, Online, Wires, Radio, TV and Magazines)

Entries must reflect a unique take on the news. ONE (1) cartoon per entry.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

MARTHA COMAN AWARD FOR BEST NEW JOURNALIST
(Open to all categories)

Best journalistic effort by a newswoman with three years or less professional experience. This award is for newcomers to the profession, NOT newcomers to the New York metropolitan area.
A letter from a supervisor attesting to the entrant’s tenure must be submitted with each entry. Up to THREE published pieces by the entrant will be judged.
Martha Coman was one of the first women reporters for the New York Herald and a founding member of The New York Newspaper Women’s Club, which became the Newswomen’s Club of New York. She was the Club’s first president.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.

MARIE COLVIN AWARD FOR FOREIGN CORRESPONDENCE
(Open to all categories)

Best coverage of an event or ongoing story outside the United States by a New York City-based newswoman. This award memorializes the work of Marie Colvin, who was killed in a rocket attack on February 22, 2012 while covering the siege of Homs in Syria for The Sunday Times.

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Rules

Entries must be received no later than Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Entries must have been published or broadcast between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Entrants must be newswomen who are staff or freelance and based in the New York metropolitan area.

  • If a contest submission contains multiple bylines that include the entrant and the names of male colleagues, a letter from the supervising editor of the piece must accompany the entry. The letter must state why, specifically, the newswomen on the project played a more significant role in the research, writing and execution of the work being submitted.

  • An entry may NOT be submitted in more than one category except when entered separately by different talents on the creation team. For example, in the online category, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the online Multimedia News Package awards. The same entry may also be entered by the videographer on the team for one of the Digital Video awards.

  • Once an entry has been submitted, the accompanying entry form may not be revised at the request of entrants or entrants’ representatives except to correct any misspelling.

  • Any corrections or legal challenges to an entry must be included as part of the submission. In the case of a correction or legal issue, the assigning editor must include a letter explaining the context.

  • Online entries must have been created for use in electronic form; material written for print publication and reused on the Internet is NOT eligible.

  • All submissions must be entered as published, with no alterations of the original work.

  • An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be reclassified by the judges.

  • Judges will consider planning and general organization of an entry, initiative in obtaining the story, news writing, readability and impact. They will also consider originality, creativity, content organization, clarity of message and appropriateness to audience.

  • Each entry requires a separate entry fee of $100. Fees may be paid using the form below. Fees must be paid at the time of submission. Entries without entry fees will not be considered. Entry fees are not refundable.

  • The Newswomen’s Club reserves the right to decline an award in any category at the judges’ recommendation.

  • Winning entries may be posted on the Newswomen’s Club website and may be included in Club publications regarding the Front Page Awards.

  • Winners will be honored at the annual Front Page Awards Gala at the Down Town Association on November 10, 2016. Individual tickets and tables can be reserved by contacting events@newswomensclubnewyork.com.