2021 Tom Bell Silver Scribe Journalism Competition (Non-Yearbook)

Entries are due on Monday, Apr. 19, 2021 at 4 p.m.  Entries will be accepted via email as PDF files, JPEG files or web links.  Entries may also be mailed in but must be received by Apr. 19.  Please fill out the online entry form for every entry.

CLICK HERE: Entry Form for Tom Bell Silver Scribe awards

All email entries should be sent to: [email protected]

Postal mail entries should be sent to:

Loyola University New Orleans
School of Mass Communication: Silver Scribe
Campus Box 201
6363 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118

Below are the categories for the 2019 Tom Bell Silver Scribe Maroon and Gold Journalism Competition.  Each school can submit two entries per sub-category.  Award winners will be announced during a virtual awards ceremony on Friday, April 30, 2021.

Writing Category – Online and Newspaper

  • News writing
  • Sports writing
  • Feature writing
  • Headline writing
  • Editorial writing

Photography Category – Online and Newspaper

  • News photograph
  • Sports photograph
  • Feature photograph

Website Category

  • Publication website
  • Event website

Broadcast Package & Videography Categories

  • Broadcast news story
  • Broadcast sports story
  • Broadcast feature story
  • Entertainment video (music video, skit, etc.)
  • Broadcast videography

Broadcast Show Categories

  • Daily/Weekly news show
  • Monthly, bi-weekly or less frequent news show
  • Daily/Weekly sports show
  • Monthly, bi-weekly or less frequent sports show

Live Event Broadcast Show Categories

  • Sporting event
  • Non-sporting event (graduation, school play, concert, etc.)

Broadcast Public Service Announcement (PSA) Categories

  • :30 second or less PSA
  • :31 – :60 second PSA
  • Longer than :60 seconds PSA