Awards

National Press Foundation Awards Deadline October 6

Aug 24, 2017

Annually, The National Press Foundation gives out $48,000 in cash prizes for the best in American journalism.  There are eleven award categories.  Entries are being taken now and the deadline for entries in these categories is Friday, October 6, 2017.  Here are the different categories.  Please click on each link for registration information. 

INNOVATIVE STORYTELLING AWARD

TECHNOLOGY IN JOURNALISM AWARD

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated presented its annual awards at a banquet honoring the best in public radio reporting on Saturday, June 24th, 2017.  The awards are designed to honor the very best reporting in a wide variety of categories.  

You can find the entire list HERE.

Brian Bull from KLCC in Eugene, Oregon, will receive the 2017 PRNDI/NEFE Excellence in Consumer Financial Reporting Award. Bull’s story, "Robust Eugene-Springfield Housing Market Subject To Potential Downturns,” showcased a couple moving from the rural east coast to Oregon and the tough financial decisions they faced while trying to buy a home in a more expensive housing market.

PRNDI's "Editor of the Year" Award

Apr 3, 2017

NOTE: This competition is now closed. Nominations for 2018's Editor of the Year Award will be accepted starting in January 2018.

Editors. They’re the unsung heroes of the newsroom. They can spend hours working with a reporter, shaping and guiding a story, helping elevate the piece to something exceptional...and all without a byline!  

  Did Fat Tuesday keep you from completing your PRNDI Annual Awards entries?  Would another week help?  Well, you're in luck.  The PRNDI Board has voted to extend the deadline (with an additional extension fee added to the pricing) for the PRNDI Annual Awards competition. 

The National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) and Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI) are proud to announce that entries are open for the Excellence in Consumer Financial Reporting Award to be presented at the PRNDI Annual Conference in Miami in June of 2017.

PRNDI is celebrating 2017 as “The Year of the Editor,” and there is no better way to bring that message home than to honor one of the finest editors working in public media today.  We are pleased to announce that Andrea de Leon is the 2017 recipient of the Leo C. Lee Award.

NOTE:  THE AWARDS DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL MIDNIGHT EASTERN TIME ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8TH.  ALL ENTRIES NOW INCUR AN ADDITIONAL $5 LATE FEE.

The 2017 PRNDI Awards Contest is now open for entries  For 2017, the PRNDI Board made no changes to the awards categories or pricing.   All entries for this contest must have aired in calendar year 2016.

Public Radio News Directors Inc. and emcee Korva Coleman of NPR handed out 173 awards to 72 organizations at its conference in St. Louis over the weekend for work done at stations and other outlets during calendar year 2015.  The annual PRNDI Awards pit local public radio stations against one another in an effort to find the very best public radio reporting in a variety of categories from Arts Reporting to Spot News.  "This year's competition was fierce with over 1,200 entries submitted," according to George Bodarky, PRNDI President.

The Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI), in partnership with the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE), proudly announce that Courtney Collins and the news staff at KERA in North Texas will be the recipient of this year’s Excellence in Consumer Financial Reporting Award. PRNDI and NEFE will present the award to KERA at the PRNDI annual conference in St. Louis on June 25.

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