February 3 EXTENDED TO Feb. 24th! This new date now marks the deadline for your chance to take home thousands of dollars for journalistic work you did in 2011. The American Legion’s Fourth Estate Awards selects three journalists to receive $2,000 EACH for outstanding achievement in the field of journalism.
The three categories for the contest are stories that have been on TV, on the Internet, or in print.
The Fourth Estate Awards honor news stories that deal with a topic or issue of national interest or concern. .
The American Legion has presented its annual awards for outstanding journalistic achievement for more than 50 years.
Last year’s winners were WTVF-TV in Nashville, the website for the Indianapolis Star, and the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.