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UNL DISTINGUISHED NEBRASKA JOURNALISM: CASH AWARDS COMPETITION

 

You are invited to enter a competition for the

 

2016 Thomas C. Sorensen Award

For

Distinguished Nebraska Journalism

Thomas C. Sorensen was a former Nebraska journalist who left the state to pursue a career in government service. Sorensen graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in journalism and political science. He was assistant night editor at the Lincoln State Journal and later served as news director and commentator on KLMS radio in Lincoln. Sorensen served with the United States Information Agency. Later he was an investment adviser, first with The Advest Group, Inc., and then with The Capital Group Companies, Inc. Sorensen came from a Nebraska family notable for its service in politics, education and business at the state, national and international levels.

Eligibility: Any story distributed through Nebraska’s mass media, whether cablecast, telecast, published in a newspaper, a magazine or online or broadcast over the radio, from January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016.

To Apply: Submit one copy (or link) to your published work and a letter of entry that provides background information and reasons for the story’s assignment. Submit your entry at http://go.unl.edu/knce.

You may submit up to three entries. Non-English entries must be accompanied by an English script or translation.

There is no entry fee, and winners will receive cash awards.

Deadline: Entries must be received by 5 p.m. CT on March 24, 2017. The winner will be notified by April 14, 2017, and invited to attend an event to honor winners at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications on May 5, 2017.

For additional information contact: Haley Hamel at hbush2@unl.edu or 402-472-3341.

The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based upon any protected status. Please see go.unl.edu/nondiscrimination.