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Ojai Valley News is first contest entrant

Ojai Valley News is first contest entrant

The Ojai Valley News is first out of the gate with entries in the 2020 California Journalism Awards in the Print contest.

For CNPA’s Digital News Media and Print members, there is also a Digital contest, now in its third year. And the Campus contest continues as well.

Deadline for entries is Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, but don’t wait until the last minute: Follow Ojai Valley News’ example and start uploading your best work from 2020 to the contest website.

Entry packages with rules, categories and instructions are available online for the three contests:

The CNPA contests are among the largest in the country. And its winners constitute the best in the state. Please ensure that your teams have the opportunity for recognition of their vital work.Program note: Entrants will need to use a credit card to pay for contest entries. Checks are not accepted.

CNPA will present the awards in March 2021.

If you have questions about the contest or need help registering, please contact contest administrator Jason Schaff, (916) 288-6023.