Category: Awards

The Switch to Electronic Submissions

Shannon Hall • Awards • August 1, 2018

Most award programs have shifted toward an electronic submissions — a change that has lightened the burden on applicants, increased the number of submissions and benefits the environment.

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An Award Judge’s Secret Selection Criteria

Shannon Hall • Awards • April 18, 2018

Showcase interviewed three judges who have long selected award-winning stories to uncover some secrets behind the process.

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How NOT to apply for a writing award

Shannon Hall • Awards • January 11, 2017

With deadlines approaching fast, we asked Ala Katsnelson and Amber Dance, both at the NASW Science in Society Award, for their advice.

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An Awards Program Goes Global

Shannon Hall • Awards • July 18, 2016

When the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) announced a worldwide expansion of the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards last year, it recognized the increasingly global nature of the science journalism community and triggered a challenging effort to retool the historic awards program on the fly. But the scramble was well worth the effort.

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