The Milwaukee Press Club is pleased to announce the call for entries for its 97th Annual MPC Awards for Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism contest.

The awards competition is open to work originated and published, broadcast or posted online in Wisconsin, by a state-based media outlet, during the year ending December 31, 2023.

All contest entries must be submitted and the checkout process completed by 5 p.m. Friday, February 2, 2024.

New early bird pricing available for Professional entries that are submitted and the checkout process completed by Fri., Jan. 19, 2024.

For more details or to enter the contest visit:

Winners will be honored at the Gridiron Awards Dinner scheduled for Friday, May 3, 2024, at The Pfister Hotel. The evening will also honor this year’s recipients of the Sacred Cat and Headliner Awards. More information about this event will be available soon.

Award winners will be posted on the MPC website prior to the event. However, the specific award gold, silver or bronze will be announced and presented at the Gridiron Awards Dinner.

For questions regarding the journalism contest please send an email to

Thanks in advance for your interest and participation. We look forward to this opportunity to recognize Wisconsin’s journalistic excellence.


Press Club Journalism Contest Committee