February 4, 2010

Student Journos: Win All Expense-Paid Trip to DC and the NFP Award Dinner

 Journalism Matters Essay Contest

The National Press Foundation is offering young journalists the chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to its Annual Awards Dinner February 16, 2010. Move fast, the deadline to enter is February 8.

How to win?

Tell us why journalism matters, in 100 words or less. You can focus on any issue or platform you like. The winning entry will be the one that best captures the importance of journalism in today's society. Entries must be submitted through the form below. The author of the winning essay will receive round-trip air-fare and one night hotel stay in Washington to attend the National Press Foundation’s 27th Annual Awards Dinner on February 16, 2010. One of the largest media dinners in Washington, the National Press Foundation’s Annual Awards Dinner brings together more than 1,000 journalists, media professionals, policy makers and corporate executives. The contest winner will be seated at the head table, receive recognition at the dinner, and the winning entry will be read during the evening’s program.

Entry into the Journalism Matters Essay Contest is open to U.S. residents age 18-40. Submission must be received no later than February 7, 2010. If you have questions, please contact ana@nationalpress.org. No calls, please. Employees and current or former board members of NPF or their families may not participate. NPF is a 501-c-3. Visit NationalPress.org