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  • Enter the 2011 Best of GateHouse contest

  • The 2011 Best of GateHouse contest will highlight and reward the most extraordinary journalism crafted by our newsrooms, and recognize our best newspapers of the year.

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  • The 2011 Best of GateHouse contest will highlight and reward the most extraordinary journalism crafted by our newsrooms, and recognize our best newspapers of the year.
    Eligibility: The Best of GateHouse competition is open to full-time newsroom employees. This is a calendar-year competition – only work published in 2011 is eligible.
    Deadline:  All entries must be submitted by Thursday, March 1, 2012.
    Divisions:
    A: 25,000 circulation or greater dailies publishing four times weekly or more
    B: 9,000- to 24,999-circulation dailies publishing four times weekly or more
    C: Up to 8,999 circulation dailies publishing four times weekly or more
    D: Non-dailies (publishing three or fewer times per week)
    Winners: Winners will be announced by e-mail and at GHNewsroom.com as soon as possible after judging. A book showcasing winners will be published and distributed after judging is complete.
    Prizes: Newspaper of the Year prizes will be announced after the judging. Individual category champions will receive cash awards, as well as certificates.
    Newspaper of the Year: For Newspaper of the Year category, you must mail in your application and fill out an online form that is available at this link. Please follow the complete instructions available here
     
    TO ENTER ONLINE, follow the directions for each category below:
     
    1. NEWS WRITER OF THE YEAR Recognizes the body of work of a news reporter. Click here to enter this category: http://www.tfaforms.com/228170
    2. FEATURES WRITER OF THE YEAR Recognizes body of work of a reporter in topics such as – but not limited to – health and fitness, food, home and garden, religion and other lifestyle-oriented topics that may be found throughout your publication. Click here to enter this category: http://www.tfaforms.com/228741
    3. SPORTS WRITER OF THE YEAR Recognizes sports stories and column writing. Click here to enter this category: http://www.tfaforms.com/228742
    4. EDITORIAL WRITER OF THE YEAR Recognizes editorials produced by one writer. Click here to enter this category: http://www.tfaforms.com/228743
    5. COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR Recognizes news and features columnists. Click here to enter this category: http://www.tfaforms.com/228744
    6. DESIGNER OF THE YEAR Recognizes news, sports and features designers. Click here to enter this category: http://www.tfaforms.com/228745
    Page 2 of 2 - 7. PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR Recognizes photojournalists. Click here to enter this category: http://www.tfaforms.com/228746
    8. VIDEOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR Recognizes journalists that utilize video. Click here to enter this category: http://www.tfaforms.com/228747
    9. PROJECT OF THE YEAR Recognizes the efforts of an individual or group in the exemplary coverage of an issue or public service. Project could be a special section or series. Click here to enter this category: http://www.tfaforms.com/228748
    10. MULTIMEDIA INTITIATIVES Recognizes efforts of an individual, a group or bodies of work that include breaking-news coverage, blogs, video, photo galleries, databases or other interactive projects. Click here to enter this category: http://www.tfaforms.com/228749
    11. READER INVOLVEMENT Recognizes efforts by an individual or group to involve and/or engage readers with the newspaper. Includes print or online initiatives. Click here to enter this category: http://www.tfaforms.com/228758
    12. SPECIAL SECTIONS AND NICHE PRODUCTS Recognizes efforts of an individual or group to produce special sections or niche products. Click here to enter this category: http://www.tfaforms.com/228759
    13. OPINION SECTION/PAGE Recognizes the efforts of an individual or group for the best opinion section or page. Click here to enter this category: http://www.tfaforms.com/228760
    14. SPORTS SECTION/PAGE Recognizes the efforts of an individual or group for the best sports section or page. Click here to enter this category: http://www.tfaforms.com/228762
    15. BUSINESS SECTION/PAGE Recognizes the efforts of an individual or group for the best business section or page. Click here to enter this category: http://www.tfaforms.com/228763
    16. ENTERTAINMENT SECTION/PAGE Recognizes the efforts of an individual or group for the best entertainment section or page. Click here to enter this category: http://www.tfaforms.com/228764
    17. LIFESTYLE SECTION/PAGE Recognizes the efforts of an individual or group for the best lifestyle section or page. Click here to enter this category: http://www.tfaforms.com/228765

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