Scripps Howard Awards
Since 1953, the Scripps Howard Awards have recognized the finest in journalism. Winning stories and investigations have created solutions, revealed injustices, initiated new legislation and created a better-informed world.
The awards are sponsored by the Scripps Howard Foundation, which advances journalistic excellence through education, career development and the recognition of outstanding work. Scroll down below to click on the category in which you want to submit an entry.
The 2015 Scripps Howard Awards is open to news organizations based in the U.S. and recognizes outstanding print, broadcast and online journalism in 15 categories. Two additional categories honor college journalism and mass communication educators for excellence in administration and teaching.
There are two new categories for 2015: - Opinion - Replaces commentary and editorial writing - Top Story of the Year - This is a brand new category in which the Foundation will introduce a new topic each year based on the stories that garnered the most attention during the year. For the inaugural award, the topic is police-community relations.
The portal to submit entries will remain open until Feb. 10, 2016. Click on the categories below to submit your entry. There is a $50 fee for each entry (with the exception of First Amendment and Administrator/Teacher of the Year). Once the Foundation finalizes all entries, a panel of expert judges will converge to review every submission and to determine the winners. The Foundation will announce the winners in March. Follow along for updates on Twitter @SH_Awards. The winners share $180,000 in cash prizes. The Scripps Howard Awards dinner is set for April 28 in Phoenix.