ENTRY FORM: Carmody In-depth Large Market

QUALIFYING ENTRIES: Enter SEJ's 2014 Kevin Carmody Award for Investigative Reporting, Large Market category with this form. If you enter more than once, you must fill out an entry form for EACH entry. You may enter an investigative or explanatory feature, series or commentary on a single environmental topic, published between March 1, 2013, and Feb. 28, 2014, published in a newspaper, magazine, wire service, newsletter or online, or aired on TV (including cable) or radio. Series that begin or end during the designated contest period qualify in their entirety. Judges will want to see evidence of digging to uncover information that would be missed in a lighter treatment of the story. TV and radio entries must not exceed a total run or air time of 60 minutes; print and online entries must not exceed five parts.

LINKS AND FILES: Upload low-resolution PDF or radio MP3 files (20MB max each), or paste links to your stories. If you are uploading files, ignore the fields for links; if you are using links, ignore the fields for uploading files. Please do not include a link AND a file of the same story.  Use only links that will not expire in 2013. If you are unable to upload files or paste links, you may prepare four copies of your stories according to SEJ Awards preparation rules

BROADCAST TRANSCRIPTS: Each radio, television and audio/video component of a website must include a complete transcript. Upload a separate PDF transcript for each broadcast story you enter.

CAUTION! As you complete the awards entry form, be sure to fill in all required fields. If you miss one, attached files will disconnect. Your other information will remain intact, but you'll have to attach your files again. 

PAYMENT: When the form is complete, you will be redirected to a secure payment site where you can pay instantly by credit card or opt to send SEJ a check. Your entry will not be considered until payment is received. Please pay your fee as soon as you complete the entry form.

Online materials and payments must be received by April 1, 2014, midnight, your local time. Shipped materials must be postmarked by April 1, 2014. If you have questions, email chrisbruggers@icloud.com or call (502) 641-1844.

Good luck!

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Must be the name of a reporter who worked on the story. If the entry was reported by a team, select one reporter as main contact for the contest. If you are selected as a winner, you'll be contacted for team names and contact info.
Must be the name of a reporter who worked on the story. If the entry was reported by a team, select one reporter as main contact for the contest. If you are selected as a winner, you'll be contacted for team names and contact info.
This title will appear on the trophy and certificates if this entry wins. Please create a title that will adequately describe your entry.
Indicate the broadcast station, publication or website where your story or stories ran or aired.
Enter the complete link to your first story, part one of a longer series, or to the entire entry if it is located at one link. Related stories aired or published the same day count as one part. If you have several links, separate with a comma. (You must include http:// to create a live link.) If you plan to upload a file instead of supply a link, ignore the link fields and use the upload fields to upload your file or files.
You may upload 20MB MAXIMUM PDF or MP3 files. Print entries must include the same headlines, stories, photos and graphics that appeared originally in print, without any additions or deletions. News services only may submit computer printouts without graphics.
Broadcast stories MUST include a transcript. Upload the transcript for your broadcast story #1. PDF only. 8MB maximum.
Enter the complete link to your second story or series part. Related stories aired or published the same day count as one part. If you have several links, separate with a comma. (You must include http:// to create a live link.)
You may upload 20MB MAXIMUM PDF or MP3 files. Print entries must include the same headlines, stories, photos and graphics that appeared originally in print, without any additions or deletions. News services only may submit computer printouts without graphics.
Broadcast stories MUST include a transcript. Upload the transcript for your broadcast story #2. PDF only. 8MB maximum.
Enter the complete link to your third story or series part. Related stories aired or published the same day count as one part. If you have several links, separate with a comma. (You must include http:// to create a live link.)
You may upload 20MB MAXIMUM PDF or MP3 files. Print entries must include the same headlines, stories, photos and graphics that appeared originally in print, without any additions or deletions. News services only may submit computer printouts without graphics.
Broadcast stories MUST include a transcript. Upload the transcript for your broadcast story #3. PDF only. 8MB maximum.
Enter the complete link to your fourth story or series part four. Related stories aired or published the same day count as one part. If you have several links, separate with a comma. (You must include http:// to create a live link.)
You may upload 20MB MAXIMUM PDF or MP3 files. Print entries must include the same headlines, stories, photos and graphics that appeared originally in print, without any additions or deletions. News services only may submit computer printouts without graphics.
Broadcast stories MUST include a transcript. Upload the transcript for your broadcast story #4. PDF only. 8MB maximum.
Enter the complete link to your fifth story or series part five. Related stories aired or published the same day count as one part. If you have several links, separate with a comma. (You must include http:// to create a live link.)
You may upload 20MB MAXIMUM PDF or MP3 files. Print entries must include the same headlines, stories, photos and graphics that appeared originally in print, without any additions or deletions. News services may upload computer printouts as .pdf, .doc, .docx or .html files.
Broadcast stories MUST include a transcript. Upload the transcript for your broadcast story #5. PDF only. 8MB maximum.
You may upload 20MB MAXIMUM PDF or MP3 files. Print entries must include the same headlines, stories, photos and graphics that appeared originally in print, without any additions or deletions. News services only may submit computer printouts without graphics.
Where you report, or list Freelance.
If your address is in a country without postal codes, type N/A.
Where we can best reach you with questions about your entry. If your phone number changes, please contact sej@sej.org.
Name of SEJ member entering, for member or prospective member rate. If it is the reporter listed in Reporter's Name, type SAME. If you are not entering at the member or prospective member rate, type N/A.
Type 1 for individual reporter (yourself). Otherwise, type the number of reporters on the team. Anyone with a byline in the entry must be included. If this entry is selected as a winner, we'll email you for the rest of the reporting team's names and contact info.