Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants Truth in Finances Award (Affiliated Awards)

Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants Truth in Finances Award (Affiliated Awards)

Date

October 2019

Location

Scranton, PA

Contact

Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Email

Communications@picpa.org

Phone

(215) 496-9272

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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 during the PNA Foundation’s Newspaper of the Year Awards presentation at the Annual PNA Convention.

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Eligibility for the 2019 Award

Newspaper reporters, editors, and publishers as well as TV and radio reporters who present stories occurring in and around Pennsylvania that educate and/or protect consumers’ well-being and the fiscal health of the communities are eligible for PICPA’s Truth in Finances Award.

Materials must be published between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019. Entries should relate to reporting work that uncovered the financial issues that were a detriment to a business, community, or individual.

Entry Categories Judging and Prize

The deadline is July 31, 2019.