A Call for Nominations for PBA Media Awards

PBA members are invited to nominate reporters and editors for 2023 PBA Media Awards (formerly the William A. Schnader Print Media Awards), a competition honoring broadcast, print and podcast journalism that increases the public's understanding of the legal system and the courts. Awards are presented in the following categories:

  • Newspapers: 30,000+ Circulation
  • Newspapers: Under 30,000 Circulation
  • Editorial/Commentary
  • TV: Philadelphia and Pittsburgh Markets
  • TV: All Other Markets (not including Philadelphia and Pittsburgh)
  • Radio and Podcasts: All Markets

Entries to be considered for plaques/certificates and cash prizes ($400 first-place awards and $100 second-place awards) must have been published between July 1, 2022, and June 30, 2023.

PBA members may submit the names of reporters providing notable coverage about legal issues by email to the PBA’s Kate Sherman, who will contact reporters and/or their editors directly to request that an article or articles be entered into the competition. Please also include links to recent stories that are worthy of award consideration.

The deadline for entries is Aug. 18, 2023.