HALIFAX, Dec. 12, 2011 /CNW/ - The Atlantic Journalism Awards has opened
its online entry system for news items to be entered in the 2011 juried
competition. To enter the newspaper, radio, television, magazine and
online categories go to www.ajasonline.org. or www.AJAs.ca under Rules & Entry Guidelines. This year there are 7 newspaper
categories, 5 radio, 5 television, 3 Atlantic magazine, and 8
categories for any news media, including a new Best Multimedia Feature (Special Project).
Details of each category can be reviewed at www.AJAs.ca under Category Definitions. The deadline for entries is Tuesday,
January 31, 2012. The judging panels will select three finalists in
each category, except for the Lifetime Achievement Award which has one
finalist. The selected journalists will be honoured at a gala dinner
and awards event at the Delta Fredericton on May 5, 2012.