Game Story (Immediate
|BEAT WRITER AWARD
see below, we have created a special award for the top
beat writer as judged by a special FWAA committee headed
by long-time FWAA member Malcolm Moran. He is now the
new National Sports Journalism Center Director.
|You may begin sending entries now.
You must be an FWAA member in good standing to enter.
|Deadline: July 1, 2017. Entries
sent after the deadline WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
|Limit: One (1) article per category,
although a series of articles may be submitted in the
|Entries must have appeared in print
or on line between Feb. 1, 2016 and Jan. 31, 2017.
| Entries must be submitted electronically
Entries not sent to this e-mail address will not be
Send MS Word or text files only
DO NOT SEND HTML files, WordPerfect files,
stories in other word processing software or links to
stories on the Internet or electronic libraries
Make your entry easy to read by taking out unnecessary
carriage returns (They can give your entry an odd look
when opened by a judge's word processing program)
Delete any embedded advertising, photos and cutlines
from the files (The file should contain only your story
and your identifying information)
|At the top of each entry, the following
information should be included:
Publication or online service
E-mail address and telephone number
for the writer(s) of the entry
The entries will be
sorted and stripped of identifying information and forwarded
to the judge(s).
| Files containing your entries should
follow this naming convention: yourname-category.doc
The category must be one of these five words: Game,
Loose, Feature, Enterprise or Column
|Only entries sent electronically
will be accepted and all entries will be sorted and
stripped of identifying information and forwarded to
|FWAA BEAT WRITER OF THE YEAR AWARD:
If you have a nomination of a beat writer who covers
major college football (either a team or a conference)
or you want to nominate yourself, please send an e-mail/letter
explaining the qualifications of the person (no more
than 250 words) to:
School of Journalism
535 W. Michigan St.,
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5154
Malcolms e-mail is
Malcolm and his committee will then make inquiries into
the FWAA members nominated. In order to qualify for
this award the person nominated must have been an FWAA
member during the 2016 football season.
|Questions? E-mail Ken Stephens at