U.S. and international students can compete for this award.
The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) presents the Mark of Excellence Awards, honoring the best in student journalism.
Entries will be first judged on the regional level. First-place regional winners will advance to the national competition and will be recognized at a regional SPJ conference in 2022. National winners will be showcased on SPJ's site.
The categories include newspapers, magazine, radio, television, art/graphics, online, videography and podcasts.
The contest is open to anyone studying toward an academic degree enrolled in a U.S. or international college or university in 2021. International SPJ student members may also enter.
The fee for SPJ members is US$20 per entry and for non-members, US$30 per entry.
The deadline is Jan. 24.