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Louisiana/Mississippi Associated Press Media Editors

2014 Professional Contest call for entries

Click here for 2014 College Contest call for entries

This is the call for entries for the 2014 Louisiana/Mississippi AP Media Editors professional contest!!!!


The regional competition is designed to recognize Louisiana and Mississippi AP member newspapers for outstanding performance in print journalism. Entries must have been published in the calendar year 2013. The competition is open to all AP member newspapers in both states.

The deadline to submit entries for the 2014 contest has been extended to Friday, March 14, 2014.

 

Awards will be presented June 20, 2014 at the Imperial Palace in Biloxi, MS. The contest period is for work published from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2013.

 

***** NEW THIS YEAR!!!      There is a limit of 5 entries per newspaper for writing and layout and design categories, and five per photographer for photo categories.

Deadline for entries: March 14, 2014.

Divisions:
Newspapers compete in four divisions based on circulation. The divisions are:

Division One: <5000
Division Two: 5001-10000
Division Three: 10001-40000
Division Four: >40000

2014 Professional Contest Categories:
Click here to download category list and descriptions.

How to Enter:
Entries must be submitted online at Better Newspaper Contest by March 14, 2014. Click here for a quick guide to submitting online, and here for step-by-step instructions.

Payment Method:
PayPal is the preferred method of payment. For detailed instructions on how to submit payments through PayPal click here.

Entry Fees:
Entry fees for the 2014 contest are based on division as listed below.


PAYPAL FEES:

Division One: $5.50 per entry.


Division Two: $5.50 per entry.


Division Three: $6.50 per entry.


Division Four: $7.55 per entry.

 

A check or money order made out to Louisiana/Mississippi APME must be received in the bureau no later than Mar. 21, 2014.

 

PAYMENT VIA CHECK/Money Order:
Division One: $5 per entry
Division Two: $5 per entry
Division Three: $6 per entry
Division Four: $7 per entry

 

Please send entry fee check, accompanied by an entry summary form (see "how to enter" instructions on how to print off summary form) to:

 

2014 Louisiana/Mississippi APME Contest
c/o Dee Vassar
1207 18th Avenue S.
Nashville, TN  37212

Judging:
Entries will be judged by editors from another state. Judges will be instructed that an award need not be given in an instance where they believe none of the entries merit recognition. Judges will be urged to provide comments.


2014 Louisiana/Mississippi APME College Contest

This is the call for entries for the 2014 Louisiana/Mississippi AP Media Editors college contest!!!!

The regional competition is designed to recognize Louisiana and Mississippi student newspapers for outstanding performance.

 

The Louisiana/Mississippi APME College Competition is designed to recognize the Mississippi and Louisiana student journalists for outstanding performance in college print journalism. Entries must have been published in calendar year 2013. The competition is open to all student journalists in both states.

The deadline to submit entries for the 2014 Contest is March 14, 2014. Awards will be presented June 20, 2014 at the Imperial Palace in Biloxi, MS. The contest period is for work published from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2013.

***** NEW THIS YEAR!!!       There is a limit of 5 entries per newspaper for writing and layout and design ccategories, and five per photographer for photo categories.

Deadline for entries:
March 14, 2014.

Divisions:
College: All Louisiana and Mississippi college publications are grouped together.

2014 College Contest Categories:
Click here to download category list and descriptions.

How to Enter:
Entries must be submitted online at Better Newspaper Contest by March 14, 2014. Click here for a quick guide to submitting online, and here for step-by-step instructions.

Payment Method:
PayPal is the preferred method of payment. For detailed instructions on how to submit payments through PayPal click here.

Entry Fees:
The fee for submitting college entry payments for all categories with the exception of General Excellence via PayPal is $5.50 per entry

 

 

The fee to submit in General Excellence via PayPal is $26.50 per entry.

 

 

PAYMENT VIA CHECK/Money Order:

If paying by check or money order the fees for college entries, with the exception of the General Excellence category, is $5 per entry. The fee for the General Excellence category is $25 per entry. All entry fees are due in the AP Jackson Bureau by midnight, CST, Mar. 21, 2014.

 

Please send entry fee check, accompanied by an entry summary form (see "how to enter" instructions on how to print off summary form) to:

 

2014 Louisiana/Mississippi APME Contest
c/o Dee Vassar
1207 18th Avenue S.
Nashville, TN 37212



Judging:
Entries will be judged by Louisiana/Mississippi APME Board of Directors. Judges will be instructed that an award need not be given in an instance where they believe none of the entries merit recognition. Judges will be urged to provide comments.