This year’s contest will be different than previous years

Amid a pandemic, a racial reckoning and divisive election, here’s some of the best journalism we saw in New Jersey

The deadline to apply is March 31, 2021

The money will be used to support local NJ news providers covering the new coronavirus in their communities

A featured imaged showing the 2020 Excellence in Local News Awards badge and logo.

Winners to be honored at ceremony and luncheon in New Brunswick on March 5

Grants will exclusively fund revenue-related projects for local New Jersey publishers

Joe Amditis

Joe is the associate director of the Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University and the host of the WTF Just Happened Today? podcast.

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