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Applications Open for Student Journalism Scholarships

Attention college journalists: The Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists (MNSPJ) is now accepting applications for its 2021 student scholarship. This year, MNSPJ will award one $2,500 scholarship to a student pursuing a career in broadcast, print, online or visual journalism.…

2021 Page One Awards — Now Accepting Entries!

The Minnesota Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (MNSPJ) recognizes the best in Minnesota journalism each year with its annual Page One Awards. Contest entries can be submitted between now and Monday, Feb. 8. Finalists will be notified…

2021 Page One Award Contest Rules

GENERAL GUIDELINES The fee is $22 per entry. Entries must be submitted no later than 12 noon on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021.  Special for this year’s awards, we are opening a second entry period from Friday, March 5, at 6 a.m.…

2021 Page One Award Categories

1. NEWSPAPER/NEWS WRITING a. Breaking News Coverage (Up to three stories showing excellence in coverage of a single news event that’s breaking/was not expected. Examples include but aren’t limited to crime stories, public safety emergencies, deaths/resignations involving prominent news figures and sudden…