Online media included in this year’s Summer Contests

Tom McHale

For the first time, the GSSPA will include online student media in their 2017 Summer Contests. So get your entries ready!

Online publications can enter in Overall Excellence and/or up to six entries in any of nine Individual Categories.

Of course, we still have all of our traditional contests for print newspapers and yearbook.

Newspaper members: You can enter up to 73 entries (six in each of the 12 categories plus one for overall excellence), or send just one entry in one category. It’s up to you. Categories include news, opinion, features and sports writing, photography, cartooning, review writing and more.

Click here for more details,  here for the packet entry form, here for individual category entry forms, and here for an entry form for overall excellence.

Yearbook members: An experienced judge from out of state will mark a thorough critique form and give you points in each category. Explanations and the critique will accompany each returned entry. Judges will be encouraged to write in your book, pointing out specific kudos and constructive criticisms.

Click here for more information on the yearbook contest and here for an entry form.

Awards will be announced at Fall Press Day, Monday, Oct. 25, 2017, at Rutgers’ Busch Campus Center. Questions? Contact Susan Everett at [email protected]