Student journalists are invited to submit their best feature and investigative stories for the 2012-13 Kimble and Tarbell Prizes in Journalism.

The Theodore Hazen Kimble Prize is awarded for the best feature story published in The Knox Student between Spring Term 2012 and Winter Term 2013. Eligible stories can be feature stories on any topic. Hard news stories, editorials and reviews are not eligible. First prize is a cash award of $200.

The Ida M. Tarbell Prize for Investigative Journalism is awarded to the best investigative news story created by a Knox student and published in any medium between Spring Term 2012 and Winter Term 2013. Eligible stories must be bona fide investigative news, based on substantial research and reporting beyond the interviewing of official sources. In addition, successful stories will exhibit critical thinking in the careful assessment of evidence and penetrating analysis of the complexities of the situation being reported. First prize is a cash award of $750.

The deadline for submission of stories is Wednesday, April 24. Send clips or photocopies of published stories or audio/video recordings (with date and place of publication) to: David Amor, Chair, Journalism Program, Campus Box K-109 or bring to his office (Borzello 113). If you have questions about whether your story is eligible for submission, contact David at 341-7761 or damor@knox.edu.

 

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