Records of the Scripps Howard Foundation
National Journalism Awards-Editorial Writing

MS 14

INTRODUCTION:

Size: 9.7 linear feet (2 manuscript boxes, 6 oversize boxes)

Span Dates: 1983-2009

Accession Number(s): M1989-0530

Donor: Scripps Howard Foundation

Summary: Scripps Howard Foundation's National Journalism Awards program annually presents the Walker Stone Award for outstanding achievement in editorial writing. The Editorial Writing Walker Stone Award records contain winning and finalist entries from 1983-2009, with the exception of 1995.



ACCESS AND USE:

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research access.

Use Restrictions: The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, US Code) governs the reproduction of copyrighted material. The User assumes full responsibility and any attendant liability for the fair use of materials requested in total compliance with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) that may arise through the use of any requested materials.

Preferred Citation: [Box #, Folder 3], Records of the Scripps Howard Foundation National Journalism Awards-Editorial Writing, Eva G. Farris Special Collections, W. Frank Steely Library, Northern Kentucky University.

Other Material: For entries after 2009, contact Scripps Howard Foundation at sue.porter@scripps.com.

Processing Information: processed by Anne Ryckbost and John Wilder, 2012.

 

ACCESS POINTS:

Subject(s):
Editorials.
Journalism.
Journalists.
Newspapers.

Organization(s)/Corporate Body(ies):
Scripps Howard Foundation.

 

SCOPE AND CONTENT:

The Editorial Writing Walker Stone Award records contains winning and finalist entries from 1983-2009, with the exception of 1995. Entry portfolios consist of a nominating letter, copies of previously published newspaper articles written by the winner or finalist, and occasionally judges’ remarks. A few portraits of winners and finalists are scattered throughout the collection. One folder contains award programs and entry information.

The entries are organized chronologically by publication year. For a chronological list of past winners, see http://www.shawards.org/pdf/PastWinners.pdf or the attached document.

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH:

The Editorial Writing Walker Stone Award is one of several award categories for the National Journalism Awards given by Scripps Howard Foundation. Other award categories include environmental reporting, first amendment, public service journalism, and outstanding newspaper writing. There is a $50.00 entry fee and winners attend a National Journalism Awards dinner in Cincinnati, Ohio. Awards are given the year after publication (e.g. articles published in 2000 would receive an award in 2001).

CONTAINER LISTING:

Description               
Date                         Box        Folder
Series I: Walker Stone     
Award for Editorial Writing  
     
Call for entries, award programs, and brochures 1991, 1999, 2004, undated 1 1
Winners and finalists entries 1982- 2009 1-2, O/S        Box 3-8