Nominations Open for the 2019 MPG Awards

Now is the time to nominate a colleague for the 2019 MPG Awards.

The MPG Awards is a national program, and we’re soliciting works from the best outlets, large and small. We enthusiastically encourage all journalists and photographers to think about the best work that they (or a colleague) have done during 2019 and to get it in as early as possible for judging. Recognizing such work is something that encourages excellence in our chosen profession, and that helps to make what we do better understood by all.

As a reminder, in order to qualify, an article, video, book, or photograph must have been published for the first time in 2019. We’d like to invite you to make a submission. Have you written or read a great automotive news story this year? Is there a video,  photograph or social media post that has turned your head, or a book that has informed you and caught your interest? You can submit your own work or inspire others to submit their work, whether they are MPG members or not. If you’ve discovered a colleague’s work and think it is worthy of submission, but you’re not connected to them, you can email us at info@MotorPressGuild.org, and give us the details so that we can reach out and invite them to submit.

To submit an entry access the MPG Awards entry form

So, give it some thought, and start collecting and nominate your favorite works of automotive journalism now.  The deadline for submission is January 10, 2019. Our annual awards ceremony will be held in 2020.


This year’s MPG Best of the Year Award categories are:

Articles
•    MPG Best of the Year: News Article
•   MPG Best of the Year: Feature Article

Audio/Visual

•   MPG Best of the Year: Video Review (streaming, YouTube, network, website)
•   MPG Best of the Year: Featured Video
•   MPG Best of the Year: Audio Program/Podcast

Social Media

•    MPG Best of the Year: YouTube Channel
•    MPG Best of the Year: Social Media Feed (e.g., Instagram, Twitter, Facebook)

Books
•    MPG Best of the Year: Book

Photography
•    Bob D’Olivo Award for Photography

Entries in each category will be judged by select three-person MPG panels with the individual “Best of” category winners then considered by an executive committee for the overall 2018 Batchelor Award honor. The Dean Batchelor Award for Excellence in Automotive Journalism is awarded to one of the recipients of the Best of the Year Award.

Anyone may nominate a work for consideration for a 2019 award. Nominees in all categories do not have to be Motor Press Guild members.


To submit an entry for the 2018 MPG Awards, please access the MPG Awards entry form.

We very enthusiastically encourage all journalists and photographers to think about the best work that they (or a colleague) have done during 2019 and submit it for judging. The deadline for nominations is January 10, 2020.

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