NAREE's 63rd Annual NAREE Competition is open to Staff Journalists and Freelancers for Daily Newspapers, Weekly Business Newspapers, Trade, Investment and Shelter Magazines, Commercial Real Estate Publications, Wire Services, Television, Radio and Websites
BOCA RATON, Fla. -- The deadline is fast approaching for the National Association of Real Estate Editors' 63rd Annual NAREE Journalism Competition for real estate writers and editors. The deadline for entries is March 1, 2013, for work published or aired in 2012.
The competition is aimed at staff writers, columnists, editors and freelancers covering mortgage finance, foreclosures, commercial and residential real estate, green building, urban redevelopment, home design and remodeling, and myriad other topics in the broad field of real estate.
A total of 75 Gold, Silver and Bronze Journalism Competition Awards will be given for a wide variety of categories in various types of media. The Platinum Award of $1,000 will go to the best overall individual entry. Winner of the Best Freelance Collection will receive $500. The Ruth Ryon Best Young Journalist (age 30 or under) winner and 25 Gold category winners will $250 each.
All professional journalists, both NAREE members and non-members, may enter. Entry forms are on www.NAREE.org under the "Journalism Contest." entrants may also chose to enter online this year.
Awards will be presented at NAREE's Annual Journalism Conference in Atlanta, Ga., June 5 - 8, 2013 at the Atlanta Hilton. NAREE President Kris Hudson, Wall Street Journal, and Vice President Daniel Taub, Bloomberg News, will officiate at the Awards Ceremony Friday, June 7. NAREE's Atlanta conference, featuring newsworthy panels and speakers along with outstanding professional development sessions, will draw journalists from around the country.
The competition, now in its sixth decade, recognizes leading journalists from daily metropolitan newspapers; commercial real estate publications; weekly business newspapers; mortgage publications; trade, shelter, business and personal finance magazines; wire services; and broadcast and online news outlets. The faculty of the E. W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University will judge the entries on clarity of writing, objectivity, originality, depth of reporter, and/or graphic design/production (if applicable).
NAREE has a separate Bruss authors competition recognizing the best real estate books of the year.
Founded in 1929, NAREE is a nonprofit professional association of writers, columnists, editors and authors covering residential, commercial and financial real estate and urban and home design.