Humboldt Media Awards 2020


Humboldt 2019 JMC Media Awards – The Jackies

Awards for middle and high school scholastic journalism in Way Northern California

For 2019 Jackies -- (Humboldt, Trinity, Del Norte, Mendocino counties)

Entries must be emailed by Feb. 28, 2020. If sent via mail, entries must be postmarked February 28.

Qualifying media for the 2020 Jackies must have been published between March 30, 2019 and February 28, 2020. Works must be attributed to a middle or high school student in public, private or charter school in Humboldt, Trinity, Del Norte or Mendocino counties.  Stories, photos and other media need to have been published in student media as part of scholastic publication or classroom work.

For email or hard-copy entries, label each entry with the following:

  • Student name
  • Email/phone contact info
  • School
  • Award category

Deadline to submit: Sent by email, hand deliver to Bret Harte House, Humboldt, or by mail (postmarked )Friday, Feb. 28.

Submit links and/or scans saved as PDFs to

Or send photocopies or tear sheets to:

JMC Media Awards
Humboldt Journalism Department
1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521


  • Outstanding yearbook
  • Outstanding newspaper
  • Outstanding multimedia


  • Best news story
  • Best feature story
  • Best sports coverage
  • Best investigative
  • Best news photo
  • Best feature photo
  • Best editorial
  • Best cartoon
  • Best photo illustration
  • Best yearbook layout


  • Best news story
  • Best feature story
  • Best sports coverage
  • Best website design
  • Best podcast
  • Best video