2021 National Headliner Award winners!

The 87th 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.

Thank you to all who have entered this year! Press the buttons below to view the 2021 winners.

NEWSPAPER, MAGAZINE & PHOTO WINNERS ONLINE, RADIO & TELEVISION WINNERS

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 2,650 Headliner medallions have been presented to outstanding writers, photographers, daily newspapers, magazines, graphic artists, radio and television stations and networks, and news syndicates.

Tribute to Nick Oza

The National Headliner Awards mourns Nick Oza, a dedicated journalist and a judge since 2015.

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