Plaridel Fil-Am journalism awards deadline extended

/ 02:34 AM August 15, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO – The deadline for submission of entries to the Plaridel Awards for Excellence in Filipino American Journalism has been extended to August 31, 2015, the Philippine American Press Club USA, (PAPC) announced.

Meanwhile, the awards ceremony for the winners will be on October 8, at 6:30 p.m. at the Philippine Center, Kalayaan Hall, San Francisco.


To access entry form and rules, visit  www.papcusa.org 

The Plaridel Award is open to journalists whose articles/broadcast production saw print or were shown in a Filipino American based media anywhere in the U.S. between June 1, 2014 to May 31, 2015.



Awards will be given to the best stories and articles that provide unique perspective on the issues and concerns of Filipino Americans. Categories for print and online articles include Investigative Story, News Story, Personal Essay, Feature Writing, Profile Writing, Commentary or Editorial Essay, International Reporting; Entertainment, Food, and Sports Stories; and Youth Voice (age 16 – 26.) For Broadcast TV- Community Reporting and Personality Profile. For Radio: Community Programming. And last but not least, Photojournalism and Tourism stories. There is a maximum of two articles per category. Submissions must come from the journalists themselves and not the media organization.

PAPC’s member publications are ABS-CBN, Asian Journal, Fil-Am Star, Filipino American Radio Network, Filipino Gazette, GMA Pinoy TV, Manila Mail, Inquirer.net, Philippine News, Philippine Headlines, Philippines Today, Positively Filipino, and Power ng Pinoy.

For more information, please contact Esther Chavez, President, PAPC at [email protected] or Jojo Peralta, Executive Secretary at [email protected] Or visit www.papcusa.org

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