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Deadline for entries - The Dennis Bloodworth Memorial Journalism Prize

  • 31 Mar 2006

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The Singapore Foreign Correspondents� Association (FCA) is launching a new journalism prize in celebration of the association�s 50th anniversary. Called The Dennis Bloodworth Memorial Journalism Prize, the competition is open to Singapore citizens under the age of 30 and carries the top prize of a paid-internship in the Singapore office of Bloomberg as well as S$3,000 in cash. One runner-up will also earn an internship with Bloomberg. Entrants to the competition must write a 1,000-word news feature about a subject in Singapore that they feel would be picked up and printed in a foreign newspaper. Entries for the prize will be judged on the originality and strength of the idea behind the news feature. The quality of the reporting, the structure of the story and the writing style will all also be considered. Entry should be submitted in Word Document to with subject line: The Dennis Bloodworth Memorial Journalism Prize. The deadline for entry is Mar 31, 2006. Send your story and include a CV and details on how you can be contacted. Winners of the prize will be announced at the FCA�s 50th anniversary gala dinner to be held later this year. More than 400 guests are expected to celebrate the occasion. The prize is named after Dennis Bloodworth, who for many years was the Chief Far East correspondent for the UK�s Observer newspaper, a founding father of the Singapore FCA, and a celebrated author. The prize will be an annual event and may be opened to other countries in Southeast Asia in years to come. THERE IS NO NEED TO PRE-REGISTER FOR THIS. JUST SEND IN YOUR STORY

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