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Best News or Feature Photo

BEST NEWS OR FEATURE PHOTO


OVERVIEW: Use this form to enter the Best News or Feature Photo category, IJEA Newspaper and Digital News Media Contest. Asterisks indicate fields in which a response is required.

CORE CATEGORY: Best News or Feature Photo is a core category, open to both print and digital media. Each publication may submit two entries in this category. If you want to submit a second entry, use this form to send both entries.

IF YOU ADVISE A HYBRID PUBLICATION: Please note that if your publication has both a print and digital version, you are limited to two entries overall in this category. You may enter two print items or two online items or one of each, but your total entries in this category may not exceed two.

DESCRIPTION: For a description of this and other core categories, click here.

DEADLINE: All entries in this contest must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on March 15 of the current school year..

REMINDER: Please make sure you have completed our Adviser Information Form before submitting your students' contest entries. Only one submission of the Adviser Information Form is required, regardless of how many categories your students compete in.


  • NOTE: Supply enough information about the photo so our judges can easily identify the entry.

  • NOTE: A second entry for Best News or Feature Photo is optional. If you want to submit a second entry for this category, use this form to submit both entries.

  • NOTE: You are responsible for making sure this URL is correct. If it does not work, the entry will not be judged.

  • NOTE: You are responsible for making sure this URL is correct. If it does not work, the entry will not be judged.

  • NOTE: Upload a PDF containing the entire page on which your entry appears. If the entry spans two pages (for example, if it runs across a centerspread), include both pages in the same PDF document. (Total upload size for the PDF of your first entry is limited to 10 MB.)

  • NOTE: Upload a PDF containing the entire page on which your entry appears. If the entry spans two pages (for example, if it runs across a centerspread), include both pages in the same PDF document. (Total upload size for the PDF of your second entry is limited to 10 MB.)

    REMINDER TO ADVISERS OF HYBRID PUBLICATIONS: You are limited to two entries overall in this category. You may enter two digital items or two print items or one of each, but your total entries in this category may not exceed two.

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Best News or Feature Photo