Utah College Media Alliance

Utah Futures Awards

The Futures Awards are designed to recognize excellent journalism by Utah high school students. Sponsored by the Utah College Media Alliance in collaboration with the Utah Press Association, the contest is judged by Utah’s college journalists, journalism professors and professional journalists. The Futures encourage high school students who show an interest in journalism to pursue their media interests into college.

Entry is open now and ends April 17, 2020.

NEW: This year UCMA will consider entries for podcasts and audio. Be sure to download this year’s categories and rules for more information.

Here are the details for the 4th Annual Utah High School Future of Journalism Awards ceremony:

  • When: Friday, May 8, 2020
  • Where: Weber State University’s Wildcat Theater (In the Shepherd Union, 3910 West Campus Dr, Ogden, UT 84408)
  • Time: 6 pm with photos on the red carpet, show begins at 6:30 pm
  • Dress: Get dressed up to celebrate your achievements!
  • Food: Dessert will be served
  • Cost: FREE for al high school advisors and students in the journalism/tv/media class/program. Entry for all other attendees (parents/siblings/other students/administrators) is $2 each. Cash, card, or check accepted at the door.
  • Deadline to RSVP: Tuesday, May 5, 2020

To begin your entries, click here. Use the registration code FUTURES when registering your account.

For a complete list of categories, rules, and information, click here.