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Six weeks to CNPA contest deadline

Six weeks to CNPA contest deadline

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Entries are steadily coming in for the California Journalism Awards contest.

Looks like another good year. Last year’s contest had more than 3,000 entries. Start gathering your work now so there’s no rushing at deadline time, which is 9 p.m. Monday, Feb 21, 2022.

Go to for details or contact Contest Administrator Jason Schaff at