It’s time to submit your entries! Deadline extended until August 11!

The New England Newspaper Awards recognize the region’s best work each year. These top awards, presented at the fall conference, include:

New England Newspapers of the Year
Publick Occurrences Awards
Allan B. Rogers Editorial Award
New England First Amendment Award
Bob Wallack Community Journalism Award
AP Sevellon Brown Journalist of the Year

Below, you will find everything you need to submit your work. This year, this is no need to mail anything – everything will be submitted through the links! There are links to download the entry form and guidelines, links to upload all of your entries, and helpful information about how to name each uploaded file. We will send you an invoice when the submission period ends.

If you have any questions, please contact Linda Conway at

Important things to remember:
– all entries should fall within the contest year dates: June 1, 2021, to May 31, 2022.
deadline: all entries should be uploaded by Thursday, August 11, 2022
– please follow the instructions below on naming your files with the distinguishing info requested.


Download the entry form. Fill it out electronically and save it including your newspaper name and “EntryForm” example: EntryForm_LocalPost.pdf.


Upload your completed entry form. The form information will be used to create a bill. You will receive a separate email about this with options to pay.



Newspaper of the Year Submissions

File naming: Please include your newspaper name, NOY and date. example: LocalPost_NOY_09152021.pdf

Additional Newspaper Excellence Submissions

File naming: Include your newspaper name, PO, and headline. example: LocalPost_PO_AwardsAnnounced.pdf

File naming: example: LocalPost_Cover_PO_AwardsAnnounced.pdf

File naming: Include your newspaper name, FA, and head-line. example: LocalPost_FA_OpenMeeting.pdf

File naming: example: LocalPost_Cover_FA_OpenMeeting.pdf

File naming: Include your newspaper name, ABR and head-line. example: LocalPost_ABR_BrokenSystem.pdf

File naming: example: LocalPost_Cover_ABR_BrokenSystem.pdf

File naming: Include nominee name and JOY example: Smith_JOY.pdf

File naming: example: Smith_JOY_Support.pdf

File naming: Include nominee name and BW example: Smith_BW.pdf

File naming: Include nominee name and BW example: Smith_BW.pdf