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2013 CONTEST ENTRIES DUE!

Here's our rules

Our Entry Form!
PLEASE PRINT WHEN FILLING IN FORM!

2012 WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Our 2012 Winners (honored in 2013) have been announced. Below is our list of winners.

List of Winners!

Winners will be honored at our annual banquet. The exact date and location of the event will be announced later this month on this website. It will take place in June. Keep checking back!

Read Our Contest Letter!

Here's our rules (different than last year!)

HERE'S DETAILS OF OUR EVENT!

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS OF THE PHILADELPHIA PRESS ASSOCIATION’S MEDIA AWARD COMPETITION. COME JOIN US AS WE TOAST THE WINNERS AT THE PPA’S ANNUAL AWARDS COCKTAIL RECEPTION, FRIDAY NIGHT, JUNE 21st AT THE BALA GOLF CLUB, 2200 BELMONT AVE. IN PHILADELPHIA.

THIS YEAR, IN ORDER TO HAVE MORE TIME TO SOCIALZE, THE EVENT WILL BE A 4 HOUR OPEN BAR COCKTAIL PARTY WITH HEAVY HORS D’OEUVRES, STARTING AT 7PM. FIRST PLACE WINNERS IN EACH CATEGORY ARE FREE,
ADDITIONAL TICKETS ARE ONLY $40.00, BUT RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE FOR EVERYONE. FIRST PLACE WINNERS MUST ATTEND TO RECEIVE PLAQUE.

PLEASE CALL AND MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS TODAY. CALL PAT DELSI AT 856-365-5600 OR EMAIL RESERVATIONS TO pdsradio@aol.com. IT’S A GREAT NIIGHT TO MEET AND GREET YOUR COLLEAGUES IN THE MEDIA.

2011 WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Our 2011 Winners (honored in 2012) have been announced. Below is our list of winners.

List of Winners!

Winners will be honored at our annual banquet which was on Friday, June 29, 2012 at the Bala Golf Club.

Here's the Details!

Our Contest Rules and Regulations!

Photos of some of the winners!

2010 WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Our 2010 Winners (honored in 2011) have been announced. Below is our list of winners.

List of Winners!

Winners were honored at our annual banquet which was on Friday, June 24, 2011 at the Bala Golf Club.

Here's the Details!

Our Contest Rules and Regulations!

2009 WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Our 2009 Winners (honored in 2010) have been announced. Below is our list of winners.

LIST OF WINNERS!

Winners were honored at our annual banquet which was on Friday, June 25, 2010 at the Bala Golf Club.

Here's the Details!

(left to right) President Pat Delsi, Janice Selinger of NJN & Bill Roswell of KYW Newsradio
Philadelphia Press Association Dinner
at the Bala Golf Club, Philadelphia
Friday, June 25, 2010

NJN won the Grand Award for Public Service and several other awards. KYW Newsradio won a half awards also that evening.

Listen to Janice Selinger, NJN

Listen to Bill Roswell, KYW Newsradio

Audio streaming facilities courtesy of The Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia!

Here's a couple of articles we thought you might enjoy!

The History of the Philadelphia Inquirer!

The Bio of Walter Annenberg!

1914 newspaper article about Russell Conwell, founder of Temple University!

2008 WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Our 2008 Winners (honored in 2009) have been announced. Below is our list of winners.

LIST OF WINNERS!

Winners were honored at our annual banquet which was on Friday, June 26, 2009 at the Bala Golf Club.

Here's the Details!

GRAND PRIZE WINNER
The Daily Local News of Chester County
Danielle Lynch
Philadelphia Press Association Dinner
at the Bala Golf Club, Philadelphia
Friday, June 26, 2009

Listen to Danielle speak with our President, Pat Delsi!

There were two dozen other winners. Before the dinner, Pat Delsi spoke with two of them.

Listen to Janice Selinger, NJN

Listen to Bill Roswell, KYW Newsradio

2007 WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Our 2007 Winners (honored in 2008) have been announced. Below is our list of winners.

LIST OF WINNERS!

Winners will be honored at our annual banquet which is on Friday, June 20, 2008 at the Bala Golf Club.

Here's the Details!

2006 WINNERS HONORED AT 2007 BANQUET!

GRAND PRIZE WINNER
the Camden Courier-Post staff
accepting on their behalf was Reporter Jason Nark (right)
with our President Pat Delsi (left)
the Bala Golf Club
Friday, June 29, 2007

Once again it was time to gather up all your entries and send them into the Philadelphia Press Association. The deadline was April 2nd, 2007. The material entered had to be from the calendar year 2006. This year's awards will be presented at our 2007 banquet. It all takes place on Friday, June 29th at the Bala Golf Club in Philadelphia and starts at 7 pm. Open Bar Available!

Here's the WINNERS!

2005 WINNERS HONORED AT 2006 BANQUET!
GRAND PRIZE WINNER
the Camden Courier-Post staff
accepting on their behalf, Donna Jenkins, Assistant Managing Editor
at the Bala Golf Club
Friday, June 23, 2006
Watch her remarks!
Web hosting for this video, courtesy of The Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia
5 Photos

Here's 4 more pictures

Once again it was time to gather up all your entries and send them into the Philadelphia Press Association. You did so. The deadline was April 3rd, 2006. The material entered had to be from the calendar year 2005. This year's awards were presented at our 2006 banquet on June 23rd.

Here's the winners!

2004 WINNERS HONORED AT 2005 BANQUET!
GRAND PRIZE WINNERS
(Left to right) Dr. Craig Monroe, Dean of the School of Communication, Rowan University
Frank Hogan, General Manager of Rowan Radio, WGLS
Producer Alisa Hogan of Rowan Radio
Pat Delsi, President of the Press Association
Derek Jones, Assistant Manager of WGLS
at the Bala Golf Club
Friday, June 24, 2005
Once again you gathered up all your entries and send them into the Philadelphia Press Association. The deadline was April 4th, 2005. The material entered had to be from the calendar year 2004. This year's awards will be presented at our 2005 banquet on Friday, June 24, 2005. Save the date. Here's the details!

Here's the Winners

Here's some more photos

2003 WINNERS HONORED AT 2004 BANQUET!
WEEKLY BUSINESS WRITING & WEEKLY SPORTS WRITING WINNERS
(Left to right) Bernard Dagenais, Editor of the Philadelphia Business Journal
Philadelphia Press Association President Pat Delsi
Staff Writer John George of the Philadelphia Business Journal
at the Bala Golf Club
Friday, June 25, 2004
WEEKLY PUBLIC SERVICE WINNERS
(Left to right) Secretary for Communications Andrew Walton of the Catholic Star Herald
Philadelphia Press Association President Pat Delsi
Staff Writer Stephanie Loder of the Catholic Star Herald
Managing Editor Carl Peters of the Catholic Star Herald
at the Bala Golf Club
Friday, June 25, 2004
Our annual banquet was held at the Bala Golf Club in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia on Friday evening, June 25th, 2004. At that time, we presented the awards to the 2003 winners.

LIST OF WINNERS!

2002 AWARD WINNERS HONORED
Grand prize winner Carl Peters of the Catholic Star Herald (left)
PPA President Pat Delsi (right)
Friday, June 13, 2003
On Friday evening, June 13, 2003, the Philadelphia Press Association honored the winners of their 2002 awards. The event was held at the Bala Golf Club in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia. The Catholic Star Herald won this year's "Grand Award for Public Service." Accepting on behalf of the staff was Carl Peters. Watch Video

The Philadelphia Press Association selected the winners of this year's awards on May 1st. An announcement of winners is available. Here's the winners!

2001's GRAND AWARD WINNERS
Nancy Phillips (left) and Rose Ciotta (right)
Both from the Philadelphia Inquirer
Friday, June 28, 2002
On Friday, June 28, 2002 at the Bala Golf Club in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Press Association held its annual press awards. Taking the Grand Prize for Public Service for 2001 was Nancy Phillips and Rose Ciotta of the Philadelphia Inquirer for their report entitled "Battered Cargo" which ran on June 3, 4 and 5 of 2001.

Watch them accept the award

Steve Wartenberg of the Intelligencer won First Place in NEWSPAPER WRITING - DAILY DIVISION. Read his article.

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