The Feb. 20 deadline is fast approaching for the National Association of Real Estate Editors’ 58th Annual Journalism Awards Competition.

The competition is open to all working journalists who cover real estate, real estate finance, shelter and home design issues.

More than 70 awards in 35 categories — including seven for online journalists and an overall award for freelancers — are earmarked for winners. Cash awards of more than $10,000 include a $2,000 prize for the best overall individual entry.

New categories aim to appeal to journalists from weekly business newspapers, mortgage publications, trade publications and online news outlets that specialize in spot news, commercial and financial real estate news. Shelter journalists will also find several categories to enter.

Individual awards, team honors and awards for best publications have included topics from affordable housing, real estate lending, government housing policy, the environment and investments, to construction, architecture and design.

In addition, the James D. Carper Award for Best Entry by a Young Journalist will recognize work from individuals 30 years or younger.

All professional journalists, both NAREE members and nonmembers, may enter by going to for entry forms.

The faculty of E. W. Scripps School of Journalism of Ohio University will judge the competition.

First- and second-place winners will be recognized in categories including: best residential article in a daily newspaper; best article in a weekly business newspaper; best online spot news report; best home design feature; best commercial real estate magazine; best broadcast report; best blog; best commercial real estate report; best trade magazine report; best real estate section in daily newspapers; best mortgage article; best real estate news Web site; best newsletter; and more.

Entry deadline is Feb. 20, 2008, for work published or aired in 2007.

Winners will be invited to attend NAREE’s Awards Luncheon Friday, May 9, 2008, and will receive complimentary admission to NAREE’s Annual Journalism Conference in Dallas, Texas, from May 7-10.

Founded in 1929, NAREE is a nonprofit professional association of writers, columnists, authors and editors.

The association will hold a media reception at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., Feb. 13, at 5:30 p.m., during the National Association of Home Builders convention.

In addition, NAREE will its annual Real Estate Journalism Conference, "Exploring the Urban West," at the Magnolia Hotel in Dallas, May 7-9. More information is at


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