HALIFAX, Dec. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - The online entry system for the Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) competition is now open and accepting entries for news items from 2014. Many of the categories now accept online only entries. To enter in the newspaper, radio, television, magazine and online categories go to www.ajasonline.org. This year there are 7 newspaper, 5 radio, 5 television, 3 Atlantic magazine, and 8 categories for any news media.
Details of each category can be reviewed at www.AJAs.ca under Category Definitions. Judges Guidelines can also be seen on the same web site. The deadline for entries is midnight, Monday February 2, 2015. Judging panels from coast to coast select three finalists in each category, except for the Lifetime Achievement Award which has one finalist. The finalist are announced in early April.
The selected journalists will be honoured at a gala dinner and awards event at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel on Saturday, May 9, 2015.
SOURCE Atlantic Journalism Awards