2023 National Headliner Awards Announces Winners!

The winners of the  2023 National Headliner Awards have been announced! Click the button below to view the list of 2023 Winners (PDF). This year’s journalism competition by The Press Club of Atlantic City was open to all material appearing online or in publications distributed or broadcast in the United States between January 1, 2022 and Dec. 31, 2022.


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 2,800 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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