The International Communication Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, AEJMC, announces its student contest in multimedia news story writing for the year 2012-2013. The contest is open to all undergraduate students.
Entries must be nonfiction, journalistic stories with multimedia support on a topic related to an international issue. The news story should have an international angle on a local story or it may be an international story with a local angle. It should be a written story submitted as a class assignment and/or published on the university Web site or on a news media Web site (stories published between April 7, 2012 and April 5, 2013 will be considered).
Stories will be judged based on criteria such as originality, news values, relevance of the story idea, journalistic merit and multimedia support. The story as well as the multimedia support should have been authored/executed by the same student.