Last Chance to Enter the Endocrine Society's Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism

December 8, 2014

Contact: Aaron Lohr
Director, Media Relations
Phone: 202.971.3654
alohr@endocrine.org
Contact: Jenni Glenn Gingery
Manager, Media Relations
Phone: 202.971.3655
jgingery@endocrine.org

Washington, DC—The Endocrine Society is extending the deadline to enter the eighth annual Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism.

Journalists have until Friday, December 12 to enter this year’s competition. The award recognizes outstanding reporting that enhances public understanding of health issues pertaining to the field of endocrinology.

The award is open to all credentialed journalists in print (both “hard copy” and electronic) or broadcast. Candidates can self-nominate or be nominated by someone else. Only one nomination is permitted for each nominee. Submissions can include any work first published between March 1, 2014 and November 30, 2014.

Weight will be given to entries that contribute to the public understanding of endocrinology and demonstrate thorough research, accurate reporting and originality.

The honor consists of an award to be presented in March at ENDO 2015: The Endocrine Society’s 97th Annual Meeting & Expo in San Diego, CA. The award recipient also will receive complimentary travel and hotel accommodations to attend the annual meeting.

Nomination forms, eligibility and submission requirements can be found at https://www.endocrine.org/news-room/journalism-award.To apply, please submit the completed nomination form and a digital copy of the article/work, whether published or taped, at https://www.endocrine.org/news-room/journalism-award. Submissions also can be emailed to media@endocrine.org.

Submissions must be received by December 12, 2014.

For more information, please contact:

Jenni Glenn Gingery
The Endocrine Society
2055 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
jgingery@endocrine.org
 

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Founded in 1916, the Endocrine Society is the world’s oldest, largest and most active organization devoted to research on hormones and the clinical practice of endocrinology.  Today, the Endocrine Society’s membership consists of over 18,000 scientists, physicians, educators, nurses and students in more than 122 countries. Society members represent all basic, applied and clinical interests in endocrinology. The Endocrine Society is based in Washington, DC. To learn more about the Society and the field of endocrinology, visit our site at www.endocrine.org. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/#!/EndoMedia.