Submit Entry

Click here for the 2017 entry form.

Click here to submit entries online.

How to enter

All entries for this year’s contest must be submitted online. Mailed entries will not be accepted.

Click here for instructions on how to create an account and begin to upload your entries online.

If you have questions about accessing the online site, please call 609-927-1850.

Eligibility

Headliner competition is open to all material appearing in a paid-circulation publication, website or broadcast in the United States between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016. There is no limit on the number of entries that may be submitted. However, each entry may be entered in only one category.

Judging

All Headliner entries are judged in Atlantic City by a panel of journalists representing newspapers, wire services, and radio and television stations from around the country. The judges are distinguished men and women who are selected on the basis of journalistic contributions they have made during their careers.

Contest categories

Click here for this year’s entry form which details each of the different categories for newspapers, TV stations, radio stations, magazines and online.

Deadline and Submission

All nominations must be postmarked no later than February 3, 2017.  Winners will be announced in April 2017.

Frequently Asked Questions

For answers to the most commonly asked questions, please see our FAQ page.