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Excellence in Journalism Awards

The NLGJA Excellence in Journalism Awards were established in 1993 to foster, recognize and reward excellence in journalism on issues related to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

Work may be submitted for NLGJA's Excellence in Journalism Awards in the following categories:

Special recognition awards:

  • Journalist of the Year Award
  • Sarah Pettit Memorial Award for the LGBT Journalist of the Year

Print/online awards:

  • Excellence in HIV/AIDS Coverage Award
  • Excellence in News Writing Award
  • Excellence in Feature Writing Award
  • Excellence in Opinion/Editorial Writing Award
  • Excellence in Online Journalism Award
  • Excellence in Blogging
  • Excellence in Multimedia Award
  • Excellence in Photojournalism Award
  • Excellence in Student Journalism Award

Broadcast awards:

  • Excellence in Network Television Award
  • Excellence in Local Television Award
  • Excellence in Radio Award

More information including submission guidelines is available here.

Past Award Winners