Win $500 for your best published journalism

Any current Stetson students who have published journalism on any topic, in any publication and in any medium (including online or in The Reporter) are eligible to win $500 in the annual Davidson Award for Integrity in Journalism.

Stetson faculty and editors at The Daytona Beach News-Journal will select a winner based on which submission best exemplifies the integrity, accuracy, clarity, and unselfish concern for others personified by the late Josephine Field Davidson. The award was established by Stetson alumni Bill and Sally Gillespie along with donations by friends, family and colleagues of the former editor of the News-Journal. It’s presented by the Journalism program, which is part of Stetson’s Communication and Media Studies Department.

To enter:

  • Choose up to three pieces of your best news, editorial, sports, or feature writing published during the past year, between April 1, 2014 and April 1, 2015.
  • Submit original or legible copies to Andy Dehnart via the English Department office (Flagler Hall room 224). If your writing is published online, you may submit links via e-mail to Submissions won’t be returned.
  • Include your name, 800 number, campus box number, e-mail address and phone number.
  • Deadline: April 2 at noon. (Entries that don’t meet the deadline  requirements will be discarded.)

Haven’t been published yet? Contact the staff of The Reporter ( to find out about contributing, and/or take JOUR 100 this coming fall to start learning about journalism.

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