2017 Contest Deadline extended to 11:59 p.m. Wed. Feb. 8

Entries are now being accepted for the 2017 National Headliner Awards.

Submissions for this year’s contest are only being accepted online.


NOTE: The online categories have been changed for this year.

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 2,000 Headliner medallions have been presented to outstanding writers, photographers, daily newspapers, magazines, graphic artists, radio and television stations and networks, and news syndicates.

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All award winners will receive one plaque or certificate. If you would like duplicates, please visit our Store:
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Michael R. Schurman
8/11/42 – 7/20/14

Past President, The Press Club of Atlantic City (5 year term). Executive Director, National Headliner Awards 1995-2009 (14 years).