The Michigan Press Association is looking for entries for its 2017 Journalist of the Year and McCree Awards.
Journalist of the Year
The Richard Milliman Michigan Journalist of the Year award is in an annual competition sponsored by the Michigan Press Association Foundation. The contest is open to all professional journalists in Michigan and honors an individual journalist whose work had a significant impact, locally or statewide. Journalists may submit a body of work published, broadcast, or posted from October 1, 2016 through December 1, 2017. Entries for the 2017 contest will be accepted through December 15. Learn more at www.michiganpress.org/mijoy/
Wade H. McCree Awards for the Advancement of Justice
The McCree Awards recognize Michigan broadcast, print and on-line journalists whose work fosters greater public understanding of the values of our legal and judicial systems. To be eligible, journalistic work must be published, broadcast and/or posted between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2017. The work must inform and educate citizens about the role of the law, the courts, law enforcement agencies or the legal profession in society. The work could also disclose practices in need of improvement and encourage legal and legislative efforts to reform or modernize our laws, courts and law enforcement agencies. Contest begins December 1, 2017 and ends February 2, 2018. Learn more at www. michiganpress.org/mccree/