These awards are presented in conjunction with or during PNA events, but are not sponsored by the PNA.
Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants Truth in Finances Award
The Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) wants to honor and support balanced reporting of financial issues that are relevant and useful to the community at large. PICPA will recognize reporters whose skills identify, clarify, or expose the fiscal accountability of individuals, companies, or governmental agencies. Stories to consider might involve: elder fraud and tips to protect senior citizens; illegal fundraising activities; embezzlement of assets in companies, churches, government agencies, or nonprofits; third-party collusion or insurance fraud, etc. Award winners will be recognized Nov. 11, in conjunction with the PNA Foundation’s Newspaper of the Year Awards presentation. Learn more by visiting PICPA’s website
The Spotlight Awards are sponsored by the statewide chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). PNA works in cooperation with SPJ leaders to allow the presentation of these awards during the Pennsylvania Press Conference, however, the PNA has no other involvement in these awards.
PAPME News Excellence Competition
The Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors (PAPME) presents its annual awards during the Pennsylvania Press Conference, which is sponsored by PNA. Any questions regarding this awards program should be addressed to the Associated Press bureau in Philadelphia.
William A. Schnader Print Media Awards
PNA encourages its members to participate in this awards competition, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the national law firm of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP. The Schnader Awards are presented at the annual Newspaper of the Year luncheon during the PNA Annual Convention.