Utah State University Scholastic Media Awards
The Journalism and Communication Department at Utah State University would like to invite high school students to USU Scholastic Media Day, April 13, 2018 on the USU campus in Logan.
The purpose of this one-day event is to recognize and award the outstanding achievements of our future writers, photographers, broadcasters, public relation practitioners and media professionals. This Scholastic Media Day will give schools the chance to highlight work and see what other schools in our area are producing. Those who attend will also learn about exciting possibilities and career opportunities available for communication, media and journalism students.
Along with receiving awards, students will participate in communication workshops, interact with current USU journalism and communication students and faculty.
All high school students and advisors are welcome to attend. Registration is required in advanced. The cost is $10 per student. Advisors are free. Registration must be received by March 23, 2018.
In order to participate in the award selection, submissions need to be uploaded at the time of registration by March 23, 2018. Students must be present at the event on April 13, 2018 to win. Students can submit three entries in any of the individual categories. If they want to submit more, there is a $5.00 per each extra submission fee.
Schools can enter submissions and be recognized for Newspaper of the Year, Overall Newspaper Design, Online News Site of the Year and Broadcast of the Year. There is no fee for school entries, but a representative must be registered for your school to be considered.
For more information please contact:Journalism and Communication Department
Utah State University
4805 Old Main Hill
Logan, Utah 84322
Phone: 435 797-3292
Individual Submission Categories Include:
Written News Media Advertising
Newspaper of the year Ad/Flyer of the year
Printed newspaper design Advertising design
Online news design Advertising copy
Creative layout Most creative advertising
Front page design Video ad/promotion
School news story
Local news story Broadcast
Headline Writing Broadcast news show of the year
Editorial/Opinion Writing Broadcast feature package
Feature writing Broadcast general news package
Sports writing Broadcast interview
Game reporting Broadcast editing
Interview (written) Broadcast voice-over
Original cartoon Broadcast sports package
Humor Column Broadcast photography
Fiction writing Public Relations
General photography School PSA
News photography Charitable compaign
Sports photography Social media
APRIL 13, 2018
For questions call (435) 797-3292
- Award Entries: March 23, 2018
- Registration: March 23, 2018
There are two steps for USUSMA registration. Both steps must be complete for registration to be accepted.
- Step 1: Registration Form and Entry Submission (Qualtrics)
- Step 2: Payment
After completing your registration and entry submission, you should be redirected to the Payment form.
Submission Categories for School Entries include:
- Newspaper of the Year
- Newspaper Design
- Online News Design
- Broadcast News Show of the Year