Editor of the Year Nominations Now Open

Feb 3, 2020

PMJA recognizes the importance of editors to the craft of journalism.  We know how hard editors work behind the scenes to make stories at local stations shine.  Countless hours working with reporters, shaping stories, elevating good journalism to something great - all without much recognition.  PMJA aims to change that with our Editor of the Year Award.  We're asking you to nominate your great editor for the 2020 award. 

PMJA's "Editor of the Year" award is designed to recognize an individual who exemplifies the very best in story editing and newsroom leadership. Is there someone in your newsroom who regularly helps reporters improve copy, shape sound, avoid errors, and approach stories more creatively? Is your editor a mentor and teacher who consistently pushes reporters to up their game? Let us know. 

How to Nominate Someone

Tell us why your editor should be PMJA's 2020 Editor of the Year in 500 words or less. Email your nomination, along with links to 3 stories the person you're nominating edited, to christine@pmja.org.  Please put “PMJA 2020 Editor of the Year Nomination” in the subject line. Nominees must have held their current public media position for the past 12 months as of March 31, 2020.

The deadline to submit nominations is 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on March 31, 2020.