Real estate journalists organization contest accepting entries


The National Association of Real Estate Editors is accepting entries in its annual contest.

The deadline to enter in its 25 categories is March 1.

The contest is open to journalists who cover residential and commercial real estate and mortgage finance and/or new home design, luxury and green building and urban design. It is open to all media — print, online and on air.

A Platinum Award winner for Best Overall Individual Entry receives $1,000. A President’s Award for Best Freelance Collection receives $500, and the Ruth Ryon Award for Best Young Journalist receives $250.

New this year is a best breaking news report category. The entry must represent an immediate response to a news event. For a single story or packages including initial online, print or social media coverage and subsequent development of the story. Submissions must indicate how the writer or writers showed enterprise in obtaining and developing the news, and how the report (s) had an impact on real estate markets locally or nationally.

Individual categories include Best Blog, Best Column, Best Home & Design Feature, Best Commercial Real Estate Report, Best Financial Report and Best Residential Report, while team categories include Daily Newspapers, Weekly, Newspapers, Magazines and Web sites.

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