scripps_howard-awardsThe Scripps Howard Foundation is looking for journalists to enter to win one of its annual awards.

Depending on the category, the competition is open to television or radio stations, online news sites or websites, broadcast or cable networks, any newspaper that published in print or online three or more times a week in 2016, cable systems, wire services, news syndicates, syndication or program services, or news magazines.

The awards have been around since 1953 to recognize outstanding journalism across multiple platforms. This year’s awards feature 15 journalism categories with total cash prizes of $180,000.  The Scripps Howard Awards event will take place on April 12, 2017 in Cincinnati.

Along with the investigative reporting, breaking news, community journalism, environmental journalism, public service, photojournalism and other categories, there’s a Topic of the Year category focusing on the 2016 Presidential Election.

The deadline to submit is Feb. 10, 2017. Click here for details.

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