NLGJA Logo: The Association of LGBTQ JournalistsNLGJA is currently accepting applications for its Excellence in Journalism Awards.

The awards are presented each year at NLGJA’s National Convention. The Excellence in Journalism Awards program was expanded to 30 categories in 2016 and awards are presented for work that was produced between January 1 and December 31, 2016. NLGJA is accepting nominations for the following award categories:

  • Journalist of the Year
  • Sarah Pettit Memorial Award for the LGBT Journalist of the Year
  • Excellence in Book Writing
  • Excellence in Feature Writing
  • Excellence in Feature Writing, Non-Daily
  • Excellence in Newswriting
  • Excellence in Newswriting, Non-Daily
  • Excellence in Photojournalism
  • Excellence in Profile Writing
  • Excellence in Sports Writing
  • Excellence in Student Journalism
  • Excellence in Travel Writing
  • Excellence in Blogging
  • Excellence in a Digital Edition
  • Excellence in Digital Video
  • Excellence in Multimedia
  • Excellence in Online Journalism
  • Excellence in Social Media
  • Excellence in Column Writing
  • Excellence in Opinion/Editorial Writing
  • Excellence in Documentary
  • Excellence in Local Television
  • Excellence in Network Television
  • Excellence in Podcasts
  • Excellence in Radio
  • Excellence in Bisexual Coverage
  • Excellence in Health or Fitness Coverage
  • Excellence in HIV/AIDS Coverage
  • Excellence in Transgender Coverage
  • The Al Neuharth Award for Innovation in Investigative Journalism

For more information about individual awards, visit www.nlgja.org. Submissions will be accepted through March 27. Please contact awards@nlgja.org with questions. Apply today!

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