Summary: Entries for the 2014 Alaska State Communications Contest are now being accepted electronically through the National Federation of Press Women website: https://omnicontests4.com/default.aspx?comp_id=1281 Deadline is January 27.
Visit the Alaska Professional Communicators website to find out more. www.akprocom.org. If you have questions or any issues with the online entry process, contact Diane Walters firstname.lastname@example.org or Carolyn Rinehart email@example.com.
Full text: Alaska Professional Communicators is now accepting entries for the 2014 Alaska State Communications Contest electronically through the NFPW website: https://omnicontests4.com/default.aspx?comp_id=1281
The contest is open to both members and nonmembers of APC. Categories include: print journalism, broadcasting, public relations, writing for the web, and literary and educational pursuits. The 2014 contest is being conducted electronically for the first time. Deadline for all entries is Jan. 27. Only books authored or edited by entrant and magazines edited by entrant may be submitted hard copy, with the entry form filled out online by Jan. 27. Mailed hard copies must be postmarked by Jan. 27. Mailing information is on the website.
Cost is $25.00 for the first entry and $15 for each additional entry for members; $30 for the first entry and $20 for each additional entry for nonmembers. First place winners must be members of APC/NFPW to be forwarded to the national NFPW contest. Nonmembers who win first place in the Alaska contest must join APC/NFPW if they want their entries to be submitted to the national competition. If you have questions or any issues with the online entry process, contact Diane Walters firstname.lastname@example.org or Carolyn Rinehart email@example.com.
To enter the contest, set up a username and password the first time you access the site. Select Alaska from the Entrant State Affiliate drop-down box – the second field on the entrant registration form – and then read through and follow the posted directions on the website.