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BC-LA-MS APBME Contest Call for Entries,Advisory, LA

January 4, 2018

Editors:

News Directors:

It’s time to get your entries together for the 2017 Louisiana-Mississippi AP Broadcasters and Media Editors annual contest! The online platform is now available for uploading entries.

The deadline to enter is Friday, Jan. 26, and no extensions will be made this year.

The joint broadcast and newspaper awards presentation will be held Saturday, April 7, at the World War II Museum in New Orleans.

Contest rules can be found at: http://discover.ap.org/contests/louisiana-mississippi.

Please review the contest rules for changes in this year’s contest. TV stations in Louisiana and Mississippi will compete against one another in two divisions. In addition, a number of new broadcast categories have been added.

To submit entries or for instructions on using the BetterBNC website, visit https://betternewspapercontest.com/2017-louisiana-mississippi. The temporary password is Contest1.

Also, we are in need of judges for AP contests in other states. If you or your staff can assist please let us know ASAP! We will thank volunteers with a free AP Stylebook for 2018.

If you can judge or have questions about the contest, contact contest coordinator Dina Naylor at drnaylor@ap.org or 509-599-3919.

The AP

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