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UFCJC Students Compete in 2022-23 Hearst Journalism Awards Program

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) students are currently competing in the 2022-23 Hearst Journalism Awards program which consists of 14 competitions in college writing, photojournalism, radio, television, and multimedia.

The competitions began in November 2022 with Feature Writing and will continue through the end of March 2023 when the final competition, Multimedia IV, takes place. The top five finalists in each competition will earn scholarship awards with matching grants going to their schools for a total of $238,000. Each participating university also earns a $250 stipend for each competition entered.

Winners in each division qualify to participate in the National Championships from June 2-8, 2023.

Current UFCJC results for the 2022-23 Hearst Journalism Awards:

In the 2022-23 Hearst Journalism Awards Intercollegiate Competitions, rankings are based on the highest accumulated points earned by individual students in the monthly writing, photojournalism, audio/television and multimedia competitions. Current UF standings include:

The Journalism Awards Program, now in its 63rd year, also includes two photojournalism, one audio, two television, and four multimedia competitions. The program offers up to $700,000 in scholarships, matching grants and stipends. 105 member universities of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication with accredited undergraduate journalism programs are eligible to participate in the Hearst competitions.

For previous year winners, visit

Posted: February 20, 2023
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