National Newspaper Awards
Honouring the best in Canadian journalism since 1949
About the National Newspaper Awards
The National Newspaper Awards were established in 1949 by the Toronto Press Club, and developed a new governance structure in 1989 under the auspices of the not-for-profit Canadian Daily Newspaper Awards Programme Administration Corporation.
The program is funded by annual fees paid by Benefactor organizations, entry fees and sponsorships.
There are 23 categories: Arts and Entertainment, Beat Reporting, Breaking News, Business, Columns, Editorial Cartooning, Editorials, Explanatory Work, Feature Photo, International, Investigations, Local Reporting, Long Feature, News Photo, Photo Story, Politics, Presentation/Design, Project of the Year, Short Feature, Special Topic, Sports, Sports Photo and Sustained News Coverage.
December 1, 2023 – Entries open
January 15, 2024 – Entries close
March 15, 2024 – Judges’ Deadline
April 26, 2024 – 2023 Awards Gala