Deadline Extended! 2021 FSNE Journalism Contest Entry Deadline is now Feb. 22

You now have until 11:59pm on Monday, February 22, 2021 to submit entries in the 2021 Florida Society of News Editors Journalism Contest! Don’t miss out on this years contest! Submit your entries today!

Complete contest information including rules, categories, and
entry instructions can be found on

Things to know:

Division Form Requirement

NEW! Divisions in 2021 will be based on average monthly unique visitors to the news organization’s website: Division A, more than 5,000,000; Division B, 1,000,000 to 5,000,000; Division C, under 1,000,000. (Due to the nature of the change from print circulation to a digital-based division metric, news organizations that would prefer to compete in a division above where this new metric indicates may choose to do so. News organizations may not elect to move down a division). Other divisions include Spanish Language Publications and Student Journalism.

Paul Hansell Award Deadline

Like last year, the deadline to submit entries for the Paul Hansell Award for Distinguished Achievement in Florida Journalism coincides with the regular contest deadline of Monday, February 22, 2021. Full rules can be found on the website.


Save the date! Award winners will be announced at a luncheon on Thursday, July 15 during the 2021 Florida Media Conference held at The Westin Sarasota. For full conference details visit

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