Goff Penny Awards offer $1,500 cash prizes to young journalists

Daily newspapers should encourage young staffers and interns to show off their talent by participating in the annual Goff Penny Awards. The competition is open to daily newspaper journalists between the ages of 20-25 working for CNA-member daily newspapers. Young freelance journalists and student interns whose work has been published in a CNA-member newspaper are also eligible to enter.

Competition winners are awarded cash prizes of $1,500 in two circulation categories, under 25,000 and 25,000 and over.

All submissions must be received by Tuesday, February 18, 2014.

Prizes will be awarded at the INK+BEYOND conference in Charlottetown, PEI on May 28-30, 2014.

Click here to for entry forms and details »

If you have any questions about the awards, please contact Taylor Kormann at awards@newspaperscanada.ca.