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Inter American Press Association (IAPA) Excellence in Journalism Contest 2017

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Application Deadline: January 15, 2017.

The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today invited journalism and communication students in the Americas to send in their entries for its annual Excellence in Journalism contest.


1. All students of university centers of the Americas will be able to participate in the following languages: English, Spanish and Portuguese.

2. There will be accepted only entries in the news features category.

3. The works should have been actually published – on a print or digital platform – during 2016 in university or traditional news media, certifying that the student had that status at the time of publication.

4. There will not be admitted works pertaining to other genres – reporting, interview, comment, photography, documentary, story, etc.

5. Nor will degree thesis, class or workshop works be accepted.

To participate in the IAPA’s Excellence in Journalism contest it is not necessary to be a member of the organization.


  • The winner will receive $2,000 and a diploma.
  • The awards ceremony will be held during the next IAPA General Assembly, to be held in Salt Lake City, Utah, on October 2017.
  • The IAPA does not cover the costs of attendance and accommodation.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the IAPA Excellence in Journalism Contest 2017

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