NAREE’s Real Estate Coverage Journalism Competition Deadline is March 1

NAREE's Real Estate Coverage Journalism Competition Deadline is March 1
Boca Raton, FL –– The deadline is fast approaching for the National Association of Real Estate Editors’ 62nd Annual NAREE Journalism Competition for real estate writers and editors. The deadline for entries is March 1, 2012, for work published or aired in 2011.
The competition is aimed at staff writers, columnists, editors and freelancers covering mortgage finance, foreclosures, commercial and residential real estate, green building, home designand remodeling,and myriad other topics in the broad field of real estate.

“NAREE’s journalism competition attracts entries from outstanding journalists who work online, in print and on the air,” said NAREE Executive Director Mary Doyle-Kimball.” Journalists covering commercial real estate, mortgage lending, design, and the foreclosure crisis have been winners in this prestigious competition.It’s also important to remember NAREE has a separate Bruss authors competition recognizing the best real estate books of the year.”

A total of 50 first- and-second place journalism competitionawards will be given for a wide variety of categories in various types of media. The President’s Award of $1,000 will go to the best overall individual entry. Winner of the best freelance collection will receive $500. The Ruth Ryon Best Young Journalist (under age 30) winner and 25 individual category winners will $250 each.

All professional journalists, both NAREE members and non-members, may enter. Entry forms are under the “Journalism Contest.”

Awards will be presented at NAREE’s Annual Journalism Conference in Denver, Colo., June 20 – 23, 2012. NAREE President Harold Bubil, Sarasota Herald-Tribune and NAREE Vice President Kris Hudson, Wall Street Journal, will officiate at the Awards Ceremony Friday, June 22. NAREE’s Denver conference, featuring newsworthy panels and speakers along with outstanding professional development sessions, will draw scores of journalists from around the country.

The competition, now in its sixth decade, recognizes leading journalists from daily metropolitan newspapers; commercial real estate publications; weekly business newspapers; mortgage publications; trade, shelter, business and personal finance magazines; wire services; and broadcast and online news outlets.

About NAREE The National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE) Journalism Awards Program has recognized excellence in reporting, writing and editing since 1949. Award winning stories and coverage run the gamut from affordable housing, the mortgage crisis, and the business of real estate, to news and trend analysis on government housing policy, the environment, urban growth, land use, investments, construction and home design.   NAREE, founded in 1929, is the only professional association of writers, editors, columnists, and freelancers covering residential, commercial and financial real estate as well as home and design features for general circulation and trade media, online, on the air, and in print.

Entry Questions Contact:
Mary Doyle-Kimball, executive director

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