Ippies 2017 Entry Form
The Center for Community and Ethnic Media at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is proud to present the Ippies Awards 2017.
What are the Ippies Awards?
The Ippies Awards are given to the ethnic and community press by the Center for Community and Ethnic Media at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. It is the only New York-area competition that recognizes excellence among journalists, photographers, graphic artists, editors, publishers and broadcasters of the ethnic and community media. Judges will be faculty and adjuncts at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and professional journalists.
Cash prizes for all first-place winners!
Submissions deadline: Monday, April 24th, 2017 (Midnight)
Scroll down to see the award rules.
|1.||Best investigative/in-depth story||Investigates an issue overlooked by mainstream media or one that has significant community impact.||$1,500.00|
|2.||Best story about a community||Takes a critical look at how communities are affected by economic, political or social issues.||$1,500.00|
|3.||Best social issues story||Examines one or more pressing social issues affecting a community.||$750.00|
|4.||Best small circulation publication||Best overall coverage of a community or a neighborhood.||$750.00|
|5.||Best editorial/commentary||Addresses an issue of importance to a community in a convincing and compelling fashion||$750.00|
|6.||Best overall design of a print publication||Use of typography, art, images and layout in conveying a publication’s editorial message.||$750.00|
|7.||Best overall design of an online publication||Use of typography, art, images and layout in conveying a publication’s editorial message.||$750.00|
|8.||Best photograph||Goes beyond headshots or posed formal photos.||$750.00|
|9.||Best video||Best use of visual storytelling to highlight an issue or event (including a cultural event) of importance to a community.||$750.00|
|10.||Best multimedia package||Integration of multiple elements such as text, photo, video or audio that best conveys a news narrative.||$750.00|
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