Annual Student-Media Contest

For decades, the Tennessee High School Press Association has hosted its annual student-media contest. This year's Awards Day will be March 5, 2018. The deadline for this year's awards is Jan. 17. Only THSPA members may enter. Click here or on the thumbnail below to open the contest rules.

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Here are the categories:

Newspaper/Newsmagazine

    1.    Best News Story

    2.    Best Feature Story

    3.    Best Sports story

    4.    Best Column (no reviews)

    5.    Best Review

    6.    Best Editorial

    7.    Best Headline

    8.    Best Photograph

    9.    Best Illustration/Cartoon

    10.  Best Front Page Design

    11.  Best Inside Page Design

    12.  Best Advertisement

    13.  Best Overall Newspaper/Newsmagazine

    

Yearbook

    14.   Best Academics Copy

    15.   Best Organizations/Clubs copy

    16.   Best Sports Copy

    17.   Best Student Life Copy

    18.   Best Academics Design

    19.   Best Organizations/Clubs Design

    20.   Best Sports Design

    21.   Best Student Life Design

    22.   Best Index Design

    23.   Best Academics Photo

    24.   Best Organizations/Clubs P

    25.   Best Sports Photo

    26.   Best Student Life Photo

    27.   Best Advertisement

    28.   Best Headline

    29.   Best Theme Package

    30.   Best Overall Yearbook

 

Literary Magazine

    31.   Best Poem

    32.   Best Short Story

    33.   Best Illustration/Art

    34.   Best Photograph

    35.   Best Layout/Design

    36.   Best Overall Literary Magazine

 

Broadcast

    37.   Best Television Reporter

    38.   Best Videographer

    39.   Best Public Service Announcement

    40.   Best Commercial

    41.   Best Sports Show

    42.   Best Short Feature Story

    43.   Best News Package

    44.   Best Sports Package

    45.   Best Sports Coverage of a Live Event

    46.   Best Newscast / News Magazine

    47.   Mark Madison Best Overall Television Station

 

Multimedia

    48.   Best Infographic/Photoillustration (from any medium)

    49.   Best Photo Essay

    50.   Best Audio Project

    51.   Best Audio for Video Project

    52.   Best Video or Documentary

    53.   Best Sports Video

    54.   Best Music Video

    55.   Best Lip Dub Video

    56.   Best Overall Website