THE POLITICUS: COLLEGE USER GENERATED CHALLENGE {2013}

 
 

THE POLITICUS: COLLEGE USER GENERATED CHALLENGE {2013}

THE POLITICUS invites YOU to participate in our 3rd annual user generated college writing challenge. Contestants are asked to create smart, sophisticated and topical articles about our favorite subject politics!

The articles can cover a broad array of subject matter related to politics and news (for example education, gay rights, environment, energy, government reform, etc.).

Contestants are encouraged to submit multiple articles if they like.

Contest will start September 3rd 2013 and end December 31st 2013. We will pick THREE winners each month for the next FOUR months. Please see the monthly cash prizes below:

Winners will be announced on the 5th of each month, starting 10/5/13. Payout will be sent on the 15th of each month starting 10/15/13.

CONTEST WINNERS:
- 1st Place: $100
- 2nd Place: $50
- 3rd Place: $25

JUDGES:

Matt Negrin
Freelance journalist and former Political Reporter for ABC News and Politico


Sahil Kapur
Congressional Reporter for TPM


Sarah Granger
Digital Media Innovator, Author, Blogger


Babar Taimoor
Program Manager at International Center for Journalists


Vesna Jaksic
Physicians for Human Rights

*The final list of judges isn't final. The above are people who are being considered.

ARTICLE GUIDELINES:
- Article length must be a minimal of 200 words

HOW TO ENTER:
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- Please make sure you click the personal account tag and select "yes" for current college student
- Once you are a member and Signed in look for the "Creation Hub" link on the top of the screen
- Click blog entry and post. You are all done.
That's it! Articles will be judged in three areas creativity, subject matter, timeliness and social sharing impact

PREVIOUS PRESS:
The Politicus College Writing Contest
Boston University College of Communication

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SEPTEMBER WINNERS

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