Deadline: Feb. 16, 2018

MIPA annually recognizes individual students (and teams) for their outstanding work in a variety of categories. Award winners are announced at MIPA’s Spring Awards in April. All entries must have been published or broadcast by a Michigan-based, MIPA-member student media outlet.

Contest information is released annually …

Entries are judged by journalism educators and professional journalists at MIPA’s annual Judging Day. Sign up to be a judge!

Judges work on MIPA's Judging Day

Contest Reports

Review contest reports for information about the number of entries in each category and divisions in past MIPA contests.

A Cut Above

A Cut Above

Check out MIPA’s A Cut Above website to see first-place award winners in MIPA’s Individual Category Contest. The site is updated annually during the summer with that year’s first-place entries. Learn more