2023 IJEA Newspaper & Digital News Media Contest
CENTRAL STANDARD TIME DEADLINE
All submissions must be received via our contest platform by 10:59 p.m. Central Standard Time on March 15, 2023. Please note that the deadline DOES NOT end at 11:59 p.m. CST. Our contest platform uses Eastern Standard Time, so if you see "11:59 p.m." on the plat... More
The Illinois Journalism Education Association's annual Newspaper & Digital News Media Contest recognizes outstanding work produced during the previous 12 months by high school journalists for scholastic print newspapers and newsmagazines, digital news sites, hybrid news publications ... More
We charge a one-time contest entry fee of $20. IJEA contest fees are no longer waived. The entry fee for all participating publications is $20. But please note that this is a one-time flat fee. We DO NOT charge a fee for each individual entry.
IJEA MEMBERSHIP FEE
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WELCOME TO OUR CONTEST PLATFORM
As we did last year, we are using a contest platform constructed by BetterBNC, a company that specializes in administering publication contests around the country.
BEFORE DOING ANYTHING ELSE
Before using the platform, please fill out and submit the IJEA... More
ELIGIBILITY WINDOW (EXTENDED)
Your students’ work will be eligible for the 2023 contest if it was published any time from March 26, 2022, to March 15, 2023. The eligibility window includes work published on March 26, 2022, or on March 15, 2023.
NUMBER OF ENTRIES
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