Press Club Announces Call for Entries for the 2017 Golden Quill Awards
The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania is calling for
submissions to its 53rd Golden Quill Awards, the annual competition that
recognizes professional excellence in written, photographic, broadcast and
online journalism in Western Pennsylvania, and now also nearby counties in
Ohio and West Virginia.
The entry deadline for the premier journalism contest is 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. All entries must have been published or broadcast between Jan. 1, 2016, and Dec. 31, 2016, 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; Ohio counties of Belmont, Columbiana,
Jefferson and Trumbull; and West Virginia counties of Brooke,
Cabell, Hancock, Marshall, Monongalia, Preston and Wetzel -- can be
downloaded here or received in hard copy by contacting The Press Club
at 412-281-7778 or by sending email to email@example.com.
Newsrooms will receive the forms by regular mail.
Please read the instructions on the call carefully – categories have been expanded and revised.
Winners of the Golden Quills will be announced during the awards ceremony on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at the Sheraton Station Square, Pittsburgh.