TORONTO, October 1, 2020 – A new category for sustained news coverage has been approved by the National Newspaper Awards Board of Governors.
The Board has also approved waiving the entry fee for all entries submitted by organizations that have paid their annual benefactor fee by December 1, 2020.
These and other changes were approved by the Board of Governors at a meeting on September 29, 2020.
Here is a summary of the changes effective for the 2020 contest, which covers work done during the current calendar year:
In keeping with longstanding practice, all changes approved by NNA Governors are in effect for the 2020 competition, which covers work published between January 1 and December 31, 2020.
More information about these changes is available online:
The National Newspaper Awards were established in 1949 to encourage excellence and reward achievement in Canadian daily newspaper journalism. The contest is also open to Canadian news agencies and other organizations (outside of broadcasting and magazine publishing) that publish original content at least five days a week.
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National Newspaper Awards