Submit entries now for 2022 contest!

The 88th National Headliner Award winners honors the best journalism in the United States. It is one of the oldest and largest annual contests in the country recognizing journalistic merit in the communications industry. The contest awards winners in the following categories: Newspapers, Magazines, Photography, Online, Radio and Television.

The Press Club of Atlantic City in now accepting entries for this year’s contest. The competition is open to all material appearing in publications or websites distributed or broadcast in the United States between January 1, 2021 and Dec. 31, 2021.

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Founded in 1934 by the Press Club of Atlantic City, the National Headliner Awards program is one of the oldest and largest annual contests recognizing journalistic merit in the communications industry.

The first National Headliner Awards were presented in 1935.  Since then, more than 2,780 Headliner medallions have been presented to outstanding writers, photographers, daily newspapers, magazines, graphic artists, radio and television stations and networks, and news syndicates.

Photo award renamed to honor Nick Oza

The National Headliner Awards announces that its Best in Show photo award will be renamed in honor of former judge Nick Oza, who died in 2021.

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