2019 Excellence in Journalism Awards - Call for Entries


The Detroit chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is calling for entries for the Excellence in Media awards.  We are also accepting nominations for Journalist of the Year and Young Journalist of the Year, as well as applications for a Laurain Scholarship.

SPJ Detroit is presenting awards for outstanding journalism in Metro Detroit publications, broadcast, digital and social media during 2018. 
Winners will be announced at the annual banquet on May 2, 2019. 
Click here to see the brochure with details, rules and deadlines.  

Call for 2018 Entries

We have moved to a new contest platform this year - Better BNC.  Please click below for a link to instructions for entering.

 Better BNC Contestant Instructions 

Details on how to enter and the call for entries below.


2017 SPJ Detroit Awards with Judges' Comments

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Above-- Ron Fonger of The Flint Journal named Journalist of the Year and Michael Martinez of The Detroit  News named Young Journalist of the Year Tuesday night by the Detroit Chapter, Society of  Professional Journalists.



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