ENTRY FORM: Carmody In-depth Small Market
QUALIFYING ENTRIES: You may enter an investigative or explanatory feature, series or commentary on a single environmental topic, published between March 1, 2012, and Feb. 28, 2013, published in a newspaper, magazine, wire service, newsletter or online, or aired on TV (including cable) or radio. 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. 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.
COVER LETTER: Have your cover letter (PDF only) ready to upload as you complete the form. For this category, your cover letter must include a description of the reporting's impact. Even if you mail in your entries, uploaded cover letters ARE REQUIRED. 1,000 word maximum.
CONTACT SHEET: If your entry includes more than just yourself in the reporting team, a document containing all reporter names and contact information (mailing address, phone number and email address) is required. PDF only. 8MB max.
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, you'll lose any files you've uploaded. Your other information will remain intact, but you'll have to upload your cover letter and other 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 mail a check. Your entry will not be considered until payment is received.
Online entry forms must be received by April 1, midnight your local time. Shipped materials must be postmarked April 1, 2013. If you have questions, email Awards Director Chris Bruggers or call her at (502) 641-1844.