Northern Short Course Contest

The deadline has passed for entering the 2017 Northern Short Course Contest. 


NSC ContestThe Northern Short Course Photo and Multimedia Contest is held each year in conjunction with the Northern Short Course. The deadline to enter is Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Judging for the 2017 contest will take place at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Jan. 26-27, 2017.

Save the date for the Contest awards reception, Saturday, March 3, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Fairfax, Fairfax, Va., at the conclusion of the NSC conference.

The NSC Photographer of the Year will receive a Nikon camera, courtesy of Nikon, a plaque and a Think Tank Shape Shifter backpack.  Plaques will also be awarded to second and third place POY winners. The Multimedia Portfolio winner will receive a camera from Sony, a plaque, and a Think Tank Shape Shifter backpack and the NSC Student Photographer of the Year will win a camera courtesy of Nikon.  and a Think Tank Shape Shifter backpack.

A Best of Show winner will be selected from the first place winners in each category and receive a plaque and a Think Tank Shape Shifter backpack.

NSC plaques will be awarded for first place in each category. In addition, first place still category winners will receive a Think Tank Suburban Disguise 10 shoulder bag.

First place multimedia category winners receive a Think Tank Surburban Disguise 20 shoulder bag. Certificates will be awarded for second and third place in each category.

A plaque is awarded by Nikon to the newspaper or organization with the most points compiled from first, second and third place awards in individual and team categories.

Entry is limited to National Press Photographers Assn. members in the New England, New York/International and Mid-Atlantic Regions (formerly Regions 1, 2, and 3).

Deadline for entries is January 12, 2018 at 4 p.m.

(Judging for the 2016 contest took place at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Jan. 29-30, 2016. Check out the gallery of the winning images)