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To protect and serve the common interests of its newsmedia members, to help members inform and thereby strengthen their communities, and to foster the highest ideals, ethics and traditions of journalism, a free press and the news profession.

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Two weeks to contest deadline

Two weeks to contest deadline

Monday, Jan. 25 is the deadline to enter CNPA’s California Journalism Awards. Entry packages with rules, categories and instructions are available online for the three contests:



CampusCNPA’s 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.

Unnamed (1)Program note: Entrants will need to use a credit card to pay for contest entries. Checks are not accepted.

CNPA will announce the winners in March.

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