The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania Announces 2016 Golden Quill Call for Entries

The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania is calling for submissions to its 52nd Golden Quill Awards, the annual competition that recognizes professional excellence in written, photographic, broadcast and online journalism in Western Pennsylvania.

The entry deadline for the premier journalism contest is 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016. All entries must have been published or broadcast between Jan. 1, 2015, and Dec. 31, 2015,  in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Potter, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland counties to be eligible.

Entries to the Golden Quill Awards will be submitted using a Web-based program at, and payment will be online only. Rules and instructions for submission for the awards — open to all news professionals in 29 counties of Western Pennsylvania — can be downloaded here. Or contact The Press Club at 412-281-7778 or by sending email to Newsrooms will receive the forms by regular mail. Please read the instructions on the call carefully.

Winners of the Golden Quills will be announced during the awards ceremony on Thursday, May 12, 2016, at the Sheraton Station Square, Pittsburgh.

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