NABJ seeks entries for Salute to Excellence awards

December 28, 2007

National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) has issued a call for entries for its annual Salute to Excellence National Media Awards competition.

This national competition recognizes exemplary coverage of people or issues in the African/African-American diaspora and is open to all professional print, photo, television, radio and online journalists.

Entries are judged on content, creativity, use of medium and relevance to the black community. Categories range from television documentaries and newspaper investigative series to radio commentary and photojournalism.

Finalists will be announced in the spring and the winners made public during the NABJ Salute To Excellence Awards Gala on July 26 during the UNITY '08 Convention for Journalists of Color in Chicago.

Only work originally published or broadcast from Jan. 1, 2007 through Dec. 31, 2007, is eligible. The deadline for entries is Feb. 20, 2008.

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