Keystone Press Awards - Professional

The Keystone Press Awards reinforce excellence by individuals in the news media profession, by recognizing journalism that consistently provides relevance, integrity and initiative in serving readers, and faithfully fulfills its First Amendment rights/responsibilities.  Further, the Keystone Press Awards stimulate journalists to improve their craft and ultimately improve their community.

Congratulations to the 2018 Professional Keystone Press Award Winners!  Please see lists to the right.

Helpful tip: Start saving entries for next year's contest throughout the year! To avoid the frantic rush during next year's contest period, we recommend that you save your potential entries in a special file on your computer, or create a MyScrapbooks page through the BetterBNC website. Then when contest time rolls around, you simply search that file for your best work!

Winners will be honored at the Keystone Press Awards Banquet during the Pennsylvania Press Conference on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at the Wyndham Gettysburg. Plaques will be provided to all award recipients in attendance at the June 2 banquet. Certificates will be mailed to winners not in attendance, at no cost. You may purchase plaques for your certificates by downloading and completing the Plaque Order Form

If anyone from your news organization is attending the banquet and is willing to pick up plaques for colleagues who are absentee winners, arrangements must be made in advance. To pick up plaque(s) for absentee winners from your news organization or group at no cost, you MUST complete and return the Plaque Pick Up FormForms must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, May 25, to guarantee availability at the banquet.

All entries and online payments must have been submitted online via the quick and easy online contest system, BetterBNC, by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. 

View the 2018 contest rules and category descriptions:

2018 Keystone Rules

 

2018 Keystone categories

 

Specialty Categories 

Freelancers must submit entries through the PNA-member news organization in which the work was published.  The PNA-member news organization may either submit the work on the freelancer's behalf, or give "authorized entrant" access to their online account in BetterBNC directly to the freelancer.

Questions? Contact the PNA Foundation at foundation@pa-news.org or (717) 703-3003.

                                         

Past Keystone Winners          Past Keystone Sweepstakes Winners

 

 

 
  • 2018 Specialty Category Winners
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  • 2018 Sweepstakes Winners
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  • 2018 Keystone Winners - Division I
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  • 2018 Keystone Winners - Division II
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  • 2018 Keystone Winners - Division III
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  • 2018 Keystone Winners - Division IV
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  • 2018 Keystone Winners - Division V
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  • 2018 Keystone Winners - Division VI
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  • 2018 Keystone Winners - Division VII
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