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IJEA Newspaper and Digital News Media Contest

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IJEA NEWSPAPER AND DIGITAL NEWS MEDIA CONTEST
ENTRY INFORMATION

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE CONTEST HOMEPAGE
(NOTE: ALL CONTEST SUBMISSIONS MUST BE MADE FROM THE CONTEST HOMEPAGE)


ANNUAL DEADLINE:
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
BY 11:59 P.M. ON MARCH 15 OF THE CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR

 

To be eligible for this year’s contest, your students’ work must have been published between March 15 of the previous school year and March 15 of the current school year. The eligibility window includes work published on March 15 of either year.

General information about the contest and specific instructions concerning categories and submissions are available at the contest homepage.

Advisers, please note: In order to enter your students’ work in this contest, you must be a member of IJEA. Membership dues are $25 per year.

To join IJEA, please complete and submit our online membership form OR our PDF form. In either case, mail your $25 membership fee to: Katie Comeford Fernandez, IJEA Treasurer, 2221 W. Belmont Ave. #204, Chicago, IL 60618. All necessary payment instructions are included in both the online and PDF membership forms. For more information about IJEA membership, click here.

As a benefit, each member is entitled to waive the $10 contest fee for one of our two publication contests (newspaper and yearbook). So if a member advises just newspaper and enters the contest, then there is no fee. If a member advises both newspaper and yearbook and enters both contests, the member would pay just one of the contest fees.


PREVIOUS WINNERS: IJEA NEWSPAPER CONTEST RESULTS SINCE 2010*

2017 Newspaper and Digital News Media Contest (work published from March 2015 to March 2017)

2016 Newspaper and Digital News Media Contest (work published from March 2015 to March 2016)

2015 Newspaper Contest (work published from March 2014 to March 2015)

2014 Newspaper Contest (work published from March 2013 to March 2014)

2013 Newspaper Contest (work published from March 2012 to March 2013)

2012 Newspaper Contest (work published from March 2011 to March 2012)

2011 Newspaper Contest (work published from March 2010 to March 2011)

2010 Newspaper Contest (work published from March 2009 to March 2010)

*NOTE: This contest was known as the Eastern Illinois High School Press Association (EIHSPA) Newspaper Contest until 2011. 

Official site of the Illinois Journalism Education Association, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston
IJEA Newspaper and Digital News Media Contest