UPDATE: The entry deadline has been extended until 10 pm, Thursday, January 26th 

The Best of 2016  Annual Awards contest is now open. Please read through all entry information to become familiar with our categories and entry process.

The Idaho Press Club honors the best in journalism and public relations in Idaho each year. This year’s contest features an array of categories, generous discounts for IPC members and a chance at bragging rights in the office, adulation from your peers and a boost for your resume. Click on the links below for category definitions, rules and FAQs. Contact us if you have questions. Become an award winner!

General Excellence Dates for the Best of 2016   

Publication Divisions submit the three designated issues from 2016.   TV and Radio submit a news broadcast from the designated date in early 2016.  These dates have been chosen at random for this contest.   All other divisions indicate the general excellence date in the category descriptions.

Daily Print  – Thursday, April 21,  Wednesday, August 17  & Sunday, September 18 – 2016

Weekly Print – February 21-27,  June 5 – 11 & Sept. 25 – Oct. 1  – 2016

Television – Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Radio – Friday, January 6, 2017


NEW  – Check out the new Photographer of the Year Award

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