Association of Food Journalists

For Immediate Release: May 20, 2015

Contact: Jennifer Palcher-Silliman,

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Association of Food Journalists Announces 2015 Awards Competition Finalists


CARY, N.C. – The Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) has announced the finalists for its annual Awards Competition. The full list of 61 finalists in 19 categories is available here.

Winners – in most cases, first, second, and third place – will be announced at an awards ceremony at the 2015 AFJ Annual Conference on Sept. 17 in St. Petersburg, Fla. A full list of winners will be made available on the AFJ website soon after the ceremony.

The AFJ awards recognize excellence in all aspects of food journalism: reporting, editing, layout, feature writing, column writing, restaurant criticism, specialty food writing (beer, wine and spirits; food policy and issues), special projects or series, essays, blogging, multimedia projects, and food visuals. There is also a student food writing category. New categories this year are Best Newspaper Food Website and Best Online-Only Food or Dining Publication.

This year there were 323 total entries in 19 categories. The entrants represent a wide range of publications including newspapers, magazines, blogs and other online sources.

About AFJ:
The Association of Food Journalists offers networking and education for professional food journalists and promotes high ethical standards in food writing, editing, and restaurant criticism. Members include reporters and editors who are affiliated with publications or media organizations, and freelance food writers.

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