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ASME NEXT Awards for Journalists Under 30
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2024’s ASME NEXT Awards for Journalists Under 30 announced. Read the press release here.

Sponsored by the American Society of Magazine Editors, the ASME NEXT Awards for Journalists Under 30 were established in 2016 to support the development of print and digital media. The awards honor outstanding achievement by early-career magazine and web journalists. Any full-time or freelance writer, photographer, editor, designer or photo editor is eligible for nomination. Candidates must be nominated or endorsed by a member of ASME and must be employed by or associated with a magazine or website edited by an ASME member. Publications are asked to submit no more than two nominations. Eligible candidates must be under the age of 30 on December 31, 2023. Five award winners are chosen each year and receive medals bearing the likeness of Alexander Calder’s “Elephant Walking.” The ASME NEXT Awards are judged and presented in conjunction with the National Magazine Awards. 

Nominations must include:

  • an application form, including a video statement by the candidate no longer than two minutes, preferably recorded on a mobile device, explaining why they are pursuing a career in magazines or websites
  • a nomination statement no longer than 300 words
  • no more than 10 examples of the candidate’s work from any time in the candidate’s career; each example must be accompanied by a statement no longer than 100 words describing the candidate’s role in the creation of the work
  • the candidate’s résumé

Download the 2024 call for entries here

To view the ASME Awards 2024 winners’ gallery, visit asme.media

For more information, email asme@asme.media or call 212.872.3737