The 2011 APME Journalism Excellence Awards honor superior journalism
and innovation among newspapers and online news sites across the United
States and Canada. The awards seek to promote excellence by recognizing
work that is well written and incisively reported and that effectively
challenges the status quo.
Fifth Annual Innovator of the Year Award. The winner will be awarded $2,000.
Second Annual Gannett Foundation Award for Innovation in Watchdog
Journalism. The winner in each of two circulation categories will be
41st Annual Public Service Awards
41st Annual First Amendment Award and Citations
10th Annual Online Convergence Awards
10th Annual International Perspective Awards
All awards are presented for journalism published or launched between July 1, 2010, and May 16, 2011.
* * * The deadline for entry is Monday, May 16. The deadline has been extended until midnight EDT Wednesday, May 18, 2011. * * *
The awards will be presented at the APME annual conference Sept. 14-16 in Denver and linked on the APME website.
Entry fees are $75 for APME members and $100 for non‐members.