Best of Indiana contest open for entries

We are now accepting entries for this year's Best of Indiana Journalism contest. Help us honor the best work of our state's professional and student journalists while supporting the chapter's college scholarship program.

The contest has dozens of categories in online, print, radio, and television journalism. Full-time journalists, freelancers and students all welcome to enter. Entry fees are still just $20 for professionals and $15 for students.

The contest is for work published or broadcast during 2016, and nominations can be made for the Indiana Journalism Courage Award, Indiana Journalist of the Year, Indiana Student Journalist of the Year, Indiana Story of the Year, First Amendment Award and Slaymaker Service to Indiana Journalism Award.

All the details on rules and categories:

The link to the contest entry site:

The entry deadline is Feb. 3. The awards banquet will be Friday, April 21, at the Indianapolis Marriott North.

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