Communication, Journalism and Media Department
Dr. Tim Thompson
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the 13th annual Northwestern Pennsylvania (NWPA) High School Journalism Competition, sponsored by the Department of Communication, Journalism and Media and the campus newspaper (The Spectator), radio station (WFSE-88.9) and television station (Edinboro University E-TV). The competition is designed to recognize and reward journalistic talent among high school juniors and seniors. The competition is open to all high school students who have an interest in print journalism, broadcast journalism or photojournalism.
All entries will be evaluated by a panel of judges comprised of faculty members from the Edinboro University Department of Communication, Journalism and Media and staff members from campus media.
Individual winners will receive the following cash prizes (group entries will split the cash awards) provided by the Meadville Tribune, YourErie.com, JET-TV, and Fox 66:
All award winners and a guest (guidance counselor, teacher, or parent) will be invited to an awards luncheon on April 25, 2019 that will be held as part of Edinboro University’s annual High School Journalism Day.
Students are invited to compete in four print journalism categories (news, feature, sports, and opinion), one web publication category, three photo journalism categories (news photo, feature photo, sports photo) and three broadcast journalism categories (broadcast news package, newscast anchor, and podcast or vodcast). All entries must have been completed after January 1, 2018. Stories should be published in a high school newspaper or electronic equivalent. Students may enter one (1) entry per category. The number of entries per high school is not limited. The entry forms and guidelines are linked below. All entries must be received by April 12, 2019. If you have any questions, contact Dr. Ronald K. Raymond at firstname.lastname@example.org or (814) 732-1317.