2021 News Contest Winners


Winners of the 2021 News Contest were presented March 11, 2022, at SCPA’s Awards Celebration Banquet. Winners come from more than 3,000 contest entries submitted by 81 organizations.

Thanks to members of the Mississippi Press Association for judging our contest! SCPA will be returning the favor in March 2022 when we judge their state’s contest. If you’d like to volunteer to judge, please let us know.

Winners Badge 

Save the badge above to showcase your wins in your print edition or on your website. 

Duplicate Awards & Plaque Bases

Duplicate awards are available for purchase. Duplicate engraved First Place plaques are $35. Duplicate Second and Third Place certificates are $2 each. If you’d like to frame your Second or Third Place award, wooden plaque bases are $25 after the event. Prices include shipping. To order, please contact Kassidy.

2022 News Contest

Our annual News Contest recognizes excellence in daily and weekly newspaper journalism. We also have an Associate and Individual member division, and a Collegiate Contest. The 2022 Contest will open in early October, with an entry deadline of Dec. 2, 2022.