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2022 Page One Awards Honor Exceptional Journalism

From breaking news coverage of Derek Chauvin’s conviction for murdering George Floyd to comprehensive investigations into police misconduct to in-depth reporting on COVID-19, the 2022 Page One Awards from the Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists (MNSPJ) highlighted the best of…

2022 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 the annual Page One Awards. Contest entries can be submitted between now and Tuesday, Feb. 15, at 12 noon. Finalists…

2022 Page One Awards — Contest 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. c. Feature Writing (Up to three stories showing one feature writer’s ability to command attention through profiles or trend…

2022 Page One Awards — Contest Rules

GENERAL GUIDELINES Contest opens on Saturday, January 15, 2022 The fee is $22 per entry. Entries must be submitted no later than 12 noon on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022. All work published or broadcast during the 2021 calendar year is…

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…

2020 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 Friday, Feb. 7. Finalists will be notified…

2020 Page One Awards Contest 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…