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[caption id="attachment_1572" align="alignright" width="219" caption="Madison Ballroom"][/caption] Save the date! On Saturday, May 19, the Western Washington Pro Chapter will host our annual awards banquet for the Northwest Excellence in Journalism Contest at the Seattle Renaissance Hotel. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and dinner will begin at...

-- by board member Randal Beam [caption id="attachment_1485" align="alignright" width="187" caption="Pete Jackson"][/caption] For Pete Jackson, the story he wanted to tell was about fear.  The fear that a Seattle cartoonist was experiencing after being declared a target for execution in a fatwa.  And the fear – or...

-- by board member Melissa Dahl [caption id="attachment_1449" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Travis Hay"][/caption] Editor and producer Travis Hay won Best New Site in SPJ’s Excellence in Journalism regional contest last year for his Seattle-area music news website, Guerilla Candy. As an independent journalist, Hay was particularly excited to...

You have just 17 days to enter the Northwest Excellence in Journalism Contest for works published during the calendar year 2011. All entries - except in the general excellence category - must be submitted online by 9:59 pm (PST) on Monday, Feb. 20. GE entries must be submitted in hard copy. Click here to see contest rules,  FAQs, categories - and to SUBMIT YOUR ENTRIES!

The Western Washington Pro Chapter of SPJ is happy to announce that it will host its annual awards banquet at the Diamond Club inside Safeco Field. Please mark your calendars for the evening of Saturday, May 21. This is a new venue for the chapter's annual awards banquet. But it will still have all the things you love: Recognition for our Northwest Excellence in Journalism contest winners, a silent auction to benefit student scholarships, food, drinks, plenty of time to socialize, an entertaining program and a lot of fun. Did we mention there will be a bar?

Northwest journalists, photographers, editors, designers and more are encouraged to submit their best work from calendar year 2010 to SPJ’s annual regional award contest. Here is what you need to know: The deadline to submit entries is 11:59 pm on Wednesday, Feb. 23. Late submissions will not be considered. All entries...