2011 Winners

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General Excellence – Daily Print

1st Idaho Statesman

2nd Times-News

3rd The Spokesman-Review

General News Story – Daily Print 

1st Katherine Jones - Idaho Statesman – “Praying for another miracle”

2nd Michael Farnworth - Idaho State Journal – “Child abuse in Pocatello”

3rd TIE

Alecia Warren - Coeur D’Alene … [Read more...]

Master Entry Form

Complete your Master Entry Form Online.  You have two options to choose from

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Public Relations

PUBLIC RELATIONS DIVISION

Editorial Writing: Selection of three published editorials on a related topic or separate topics. Submissions may be in the form of guest columns, opinion-editorials or letters to the editor.

News Release: Selection of three news releases and if available, up to five clippings from each of them.

Feature Writing: Original material written for a particular communication project. Submit text of feature article as well as documentation of publication and placement. The feature article should have been … [Read more...]

Student (Print & Broadcast) Division

General Excellence: Entry consists of one newspaper issued in November 2012.

General News Story: Will be judged on clarity, enterprise, and significance. One story per entry.

Headlines: Selection of six. Emphasis on sparkle, clarity, creativity and accuracy. Include stories.

Page Design: Selection of three. Emphasis on presentation, attractiveness and effectiveness.

Column Writing: Three columns by one writer. Emphasis on writer's ability to entertain, move or educate the reader with good writing that has … [Read more...]

Rules Magazine Division

MAGAZINE DIVISION

General Excellence: Must be produced and distributed in Idaho, and have as few as two or as many as 12 issues per year. Entry is one issue published in 2012.

Magazine Writing - Serious Feature: Submit one article.

Magazine Writing - Light Feature: Submit one article.

Magazine Photography: Excellence in photography. Serious or light feature. Emphasis on creativity; submit one photo per entry.

Magazine Cover: Excellence in design. Submit one.

NEW - Columns: Can include … [Read more...]

Rules Radio Division

 

General Excellence: Entry consists of one newscast broadcast between January 1 - 13, 2013. This date will be chosen at random by the Idaho Press Club and will be announced on January 15, 2013. For the specific dates and additional information, call (208) 389-2879 or see our website at www.idahopressclub.org.

General News Report: Reporting of a news story, planned or unplanned. May be a series or comprehensive coverage.

Spot News Report: Coverage of a single breaking, spontaneous event aired the same day or on … [Read more...]

Rules Television Division

DIVISION SIZES: Division A - Boise market, Division B – All other market sizes.

General Excellence: Judged in two market size divisions - Division A - Boise market, Division B – All other market sizes. Entry consists of one newscast broadcast between January 1 - 13, 2013. This date will be chosen at random by the Idaho Press Club and will be announced on January 15, 2013. For the specific dates and additional information, call (208) 389-2879.

Best Morning News Program: Judged in two market divisions - Division A – Boise … [Read more...]

Rules Newspaper (Daily/Weekly)

General Excellence: Entry consists of three issues from 2012. Dates will be chosen at random by the Idaho Press Club, and will be announced on January 15, 2013. For the specific dates and additional information, call (208) 389-2879.

General News Story: Non-deadline news story. Will be judged on clarity, enterprise, and significance.

Spot News Coverage: A breaking news story; first-time coverage. Will be judged on clarity, enterprise, significance and immediacy. WEEKLIES: Since a weekly may have more time to develop a … [Read more...]

Rules Online (Web) Division

Best Blog: Award will focus on overall content and quality of blog, which may be attached to a traditional news outlet, or an independent effort focused on Idaho-related topics. Entrant should submit home page link, and may also highlight individual entries from 2012 by including permalinks to those items.

Best Online news or feature story: Article published online only. Judge will focus on quality of production, interest and value of topic or subject matter.

Best Online-Only Video Program - Public Affairs: A single … [Read more...]

Rules All Media (Print, TV, Radio)

  • First Amendment Award: This award is given for work by Idaho journalists, in any medium, that advances the cause of freedom of information in Idaho in the public interest. Submit a copy of an article, broadcast or publication, along with a letter explaining the project or article and its impact.
  • Reporter of the Year Awards – Print & Broadcast: An honor bestowed on two Idaho journalists, one in print and one in broadcast media, for outstanding reporting. Individuals must be full-time working journalists and submit three … [Read more...]

2004 Winners

Idaho Press Club Best of 2004 Annual Awards

Daily Newspaper

GENERAL EXCELLENCE:

1st      The Idaho Statesman
2nd     The Idaho Spokesman-Review
3rd    Lewiston Tribune


GENERAL NEWS STORY

1st    Kathleen Kreller – The Idaho Statesman – “Goodbye Daddy”    
2nd    Erica Curless – The Idaho Spokesman-Review – “Demand Swells for Lakeshore Access”
3rd    Erica … [Read more...]

2006 Winners

Idaho Press Club Best of 2006 Annual Awards

Daily Newspaper

 

General Excellence:

 

1st Idaho Statesman

2nd Idaho Press-Tribune

3rd The Idaho Spokesman-Review

General News Story

 

1st Gregory Hahn – Idaho Statesman – “The Great Divide”

2nd James Hagengruber – The Idaho Spokesman-Review – “Tribe wants squaw off the map”

3rd Erica Curless – The Idaho Spokesman-Review – “Sanders ruling a watershed”

 

 

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2005 Winners

Idaho Press Club Best of 2005 Annual Awards

 

Daily Newspaper

 

General Excellence:

 

1st The Idaho Statesman

2nd The Idaho Spokesman-Review

3rd The Post Register

General News Story

 

1st Roger Phillips – The Idaho Statesman – “Dateline Iraq: Rebuilding Kirkuk takes some different tactics”

2nd Patrick Orr, Tim Woodward – The Idaho Statesman – “Convicted killer Claude Dallas goes free Sunday”

3rd Erica Curless – The … [Read more...]