July 28, 2005

Journalism Awards deadline extended

The deadline for the 11th annual California Journalism Awards competition has been extended to Friday, Aug. 5.

The competition is open to journalists who have published or broadcast a story about state government or politics in California. Entries must have been published or broadcast between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2004. Winners will receive a $500 cash prize.

Journalists may enter themselves or be nominated by someone else such as a section editor, news assignment editor or program directors. Student journalists can apply for the Katharine Macdonald cash prize award.

Winners will be chosen by Sept. 2. The cash prize awards will be presented at the Center for California Studies’ 11th Annual Journalism Awards luncheon on Sept. 14 at the Sacramento Convention Center featuring National Public Radio reporter Madalit del Barco.

Entries must include name, mailing address, phone number, and e-mail address. All print entries must be on 8 ½- by 11-inch paper. Radio entries must be submitted on audio cassette, and television entries must be on VHS tape. Send them to: California Journalism Awards, Center for California Studies, California State University, Sacramento, 6000 J St., Sacramento, CA 95819-6081.

Additional information is available by contacting the Center for California Studies at (916) 278-6906, visiting www.csus.edu/calst or e-mailing calstudies@csus.edu.

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