January 11, 2024

The 2024 Keystone Media Awards Contest is now open!

By: wzeiders

 Deadline to enter is Feb. 5.

The Keystone Media Awards – formerly called the Keystone Press Awards before merging with the PAPME Media Awards in 2020 – reinforce excellence by individuals in the news media profession, by recognizing journalism that consistently provides relevance, integrity, and initiative in serving readers and audiences, and faithfully fulfills its First Amendment rights/responsibilities. Further, the Keystone Media Awards stimulate journalists to improve their craft and ultimately improve their community.

Complete rules and entry category descriptions are available on the PNA website.  All entries and online payments must be submitted online via the quick and easy online contest system, BetterBNC, by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, February 5, 2024.

The 2024 Keystone Media Awards will be presented during an awards luncheon on Thursday, October 17, 2024, at the Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel. Registration details will be available in August. The PNA Foundation will supply plaques to each first-place winner and certificates to each second place and honorable mention winner in attendance at the Professional Keystone Media Awards Luncheon on Oct. 17. Certificates for non-attendees will be available for pick up at the conclusion of the presentation. Certificates not distributed at the event will be mailed to the news organization after the event.

If you have any questions about this contest after reviewing the rules, email the PNA Foundation or contact Teresa Shaak at 717-703-3003.