Applications are now being accepted for the Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability, a new national journalism awards program that focuses exclusively on disability coverage.
Print, radio, television and online entries are all eligible. The first-place winner will be given an award of $5,000 and receive an invitation to speak at the Cronkite School, and the second-place winner will receive a $1,500 award. Additional honorable mention awards of $500 may be given at the discretion of the judges.
Entries are being accepted until Aug. 1, 2013. For more information, visit our awards page at http://ncdj.org/contest/.