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69th Annual Real Estate Journalism Competition

Award Categories

32 categories for Individual Journalists and/or Teams of Journalists plus three Overall Awards for Individual Journalists

Individual Awards - All Media (Single Byline - Recognizing the work of one reporter)

Individual Awards - Newspapers - Print Or Digital (Single Byline - Recognizing the work of one reporter)

Individual Awards - Magazines - Print Or Digital (Single Byline - Recognizing the work of one reporter)

Individual Awards - Online Or Broadcast (Single Byline - Recognizing the work of one reporter)

Individual Or Team Awards - All Media (Single or Multiple Bylines)

Team Awards - All Media (Multiple Bylines)

Individual Or Team Awards - Magazines Or Newsletters - Print Or Digital (These awards recognize the work of the publication and its editor[s].)

Individual Or Team Awards - Newspapers - Print Or Digital (This award recognizes the publication and its editor[s].)

Individual Or Team Awards - Online (This award recognizes the Web Site and its editor[s].)

Overall Awards

Platinum Award - $1,000 - Best Overall Individual Entry

(Judges choose from categories 1-19 submitted by individuals and any single bylined work in categories 20-24.)

President's Award - $500 - Best Freelance Collection

(For journalists not on staff but whose work is published in bona fide media outlets. Entrant must request that the paid entry being submitted in categories 1-24 also be considered for this award. Entrant must submit two additional pieces of work in any medium at no additional charge.

Ruth Ryon Award - $250 - Best Young Journalist

(If entrant is 30 years or younger, entrant must request that one paid single bylined entry in any category from 1-24 also be considered for this award at no additional charge.)

Gold, Silver & Bronze Awards

Cash awards of $250 will be awarded for the top entrant in each of the 31 numbered categories. Gold, Silver and Bronze winners (including each listed team members) may receive award certificates and may request complimentary admission to the full NAREE Journalism Conference in Miami, June 24-27 at the Kimpton Epic Hotel. Judges may also award Honorable Mentions. Those honorees will also receive certificates and may request complimentary admission to the NAREE conference. A special Awards Day Program will highlight the NAREE conference's mix of rich educational and story gathering opportunities. All winners will be notified in late April or early May so they can make advance travel arrangements to attend either the full NAREE Conference in June 2020 or the Awards Day Program on Friday, June 26.