Attention all students! Applications for the Features Writer of the Year – News and Current Affairs award at this year’s National Student Media Awards are now open.

We are delighted to have Griffith College sponsoring the awards this year. Ireland’s largest independent third level institution with locations in Dublin, Cork and Limerick, many of Griffith’s former students have gone on to enjoy distinguished careers in Ireland and internationally, in fields as diverse as design, law, media, music and business.

Griffith College offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including a selection of undergraduate, MA and postgraduate diploma degrees in subjects such as TV and Radio Journalism, Journalism and Media Communications, and Journalism and Public Relations. You can check them out on their website here.

Judges will be looking for authoritative criticism that offers a fresh, illuminating view of a news or current affairs story.

Check out the category here for more information on how to submit.

You can enter this category here.