Real estate journalism competition opens

$10,000 in cash prizes to be awarded

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.