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Question: Can entries include supplemental materials?

Answer: Yes, any entry can have supplemental materials as long as the required materials are there following the category instructions for the entry.

Question: If paying by check, who should it be made out to? Where should it be sent?

Answer: All checks should be made payable to American Society of News Editors. Please remit all checks to the following address:

American Society of News Editors
Attn: Deena Kahn
209 Reynolds Journalism Institute
Missouri School of Journalism
Columbia, MO 65211

Question: If I am entering a category that only has one winner without regard to newsroom size, do I still need to select the newsroom size from the dropdown menu?

Answer: If you are entering a category that only has one winner without regard to newsroom size, you will still need to select a dropdown option of large or small; HOWEVER, it will not affect your entry. This option will only affect the categorization of your entry if it is for a category that has two winners (one large and one small).

Question: Can entries be submitted to more than one category?

Answer: Yes, the work of a journalist or team can be entered in more than one category but will be selected as a winner in no more than one. 

Question: If I have works from prior to 2018 but they were reprinted in 2018, can I submit those?

Answer: Your content must have been created and published in 2018 for the 2019 NLA Awards, as the purpose is to honor the work done in 2018.

Question: What should I do if I submitted my entry to the wrong category/newsroom size category?

Answer: If you submit an entry to the wrong category by mistake, or did not choose the correct newsroom size for your category, please contact Deena Kahn as soon as possible to ensure your entry is submitted to the proper competition.


Question: Who is eligible to enter the AP Staff News, Multimedia and Photography Awards?

Answer: Only Associated Press staff are eligible to enter the AP Staff News, Multimedia and Photography Awards. 

Question: What should I do if I accidentally enter the AP Staff News, Multimedia and Photography Awards when I was trying to enter the News Leaders Association Awards?

Answer: If you are not an AP staffer and submit an entry to these awards by mistake, please contact Deena Kahn as soon as possible to ensure your entry is submitted to the proper competition.