2024 National Headliner Awards announced

The winners of the 90th National Headliner Awards have been announced. The annual contest honors the best print, radio, television and online journalism in the United States published during 2023. See the Winners in the following categories:


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 2,850 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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