Press Club of Western Pennsylvania announces 2015 Golden Quill Call for Entries

The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania is calling for submissions to its 51st 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. 15, 2015. All entries must have been published or broadcast between Jan. 1, 2014, and Dec. 31, 2014, to be eligible.

Entries to the Golden Quill Awards will be submitted using a Web-based program at www.betterbnc.com, 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 request a hard copy of the call by contacting The Press Club at 412-281-7778 or by sending email to pressclubwpa@yahoo.com. 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 21, 2015, at the Sheraton Station Square, Pittsburgh.

 

Press Club of Western Pennsylvania announces winners of 2014 Golden Quill Awards

PITTSBURGH/May 22, 2014 – The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania announced the winners of the 50th annual Golden Quill Awards during a presentation tonight at the Sheraton Hotel, Station Square, Pittsburgh. The Golden Quills competition recognizes professional excellence in written, photographic, broadcast and online journalism in Western Pennsylvania.

See winners of the Golden Quills competition here.*

Also tonight, H. Yale Gutnick, senior shareholder at the law firm Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky, received the President’s Award, honoring his contributions to journalism.

The Press Club also honored Christopher Rawson and Gary Rotstein, co-founders of the Off the Record benefit, with this year’s Service to Journalism Award.

Daniel Kubus of Greensburg, who just completed his sophomore year at Ohio University, received the 2014 Bob Fryer Memorial Scholarship.

The premier sponsor of the event is Range Resources. Lead sponsors are Frank, Gale, Bails, Murcko & Pocrass, P.C.; Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; PR Newswire; Strassburger, McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky; and Trib Total Media.

*The application is in Adobe PDF format. If you need a reader, one can be obtained here.

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