Before one starts crafting a feature article, he must master the nutty gritty of writing so that even the ordinary man in the street and intellectuals can easily understand.
The Palm Beach Fla. Across the board, stories were fascinating — and well-written. The package on domestic violence was fantastic — thorough and multi-faceted.
Feature writing awards for elementary were varied and interesting. Columnists offered a strong voice to the overall mix.
Good use of pullout information with many stories, and the sections gave readers a strong sense of place. Excellent variety in story content.
Airplane crash piece was highly engaging. Great idea to run stories on the extraordinary lives of ordinary people. What a great idea for an entertainment Web channel. The channel also looked good and read well, which added up to success.
Excellent political reporting and writing from someone who is clearly a master — and a longtime observer of the political scene. Another beautifully written piece from Carlos Frias.
He could write about a toothbrush and make it compelling. Fortunately, he had a better subject — a somewhat controversial animal rescuer — and, as always, he made the most of his story.
A fascinating look at the creative process as we watched country singer Kip Moore go about writing songs. It was the moments of inspiration, as well as those of self-doubt, that kept the piece moving. And the ending — one of the few entries not to close with a quote — was perfect.
Well-done piece that took readers through a dance project at Temple University. Well-paced, with details that enhanced the characters. What a great idea for a feature — going to the places where local musicians create their music.
Short Feature Tight, bright writing of fewer than 1, words. A complicated story, told simply. Who buys used underwear? Better yet, who wants to talk to a journalist about it?
The writer went well beyond the instant appeal of a taboo story idea and delivered a fun read on this niche aspect of secondhand shopping. The writer showed great restraint — and risk — in what could have been an oh-so-cheery story about elderly siblings. She cleverly unpacked the long-running tension between these twin sisters with a writing style that was light but powerful.
Innovative and well-done treatment of an under-reported and misunderstood condition, schizophrenia. The personal touch worked to tell the story. Great work all around.
This project was thoroughly reported, well-written, important and visually compelling. Loved this project from beginning to end. We saw how hard it was to work toward forgiveness, and we found ourselves rooting for her to gain some measure of peace.
Feature Specialty Writing Portfolio Three stories by the same writer on one features specialty topic, such as arts and entertainment, fashion, food, health, religion, technology or travel.
Staci Sturrock provided stellar work with her personal journeys series, recounting the narratives of military heroes, Holocaust victims and a variety of everyday people who provided service during World War II.
Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Fla. Michael Mishak, National Journal General Commentary Portfolio A collection of three columns or essays by the same writer on any human interest or specialty topic, excluding editorials.
A third column used the Rachel Dolezal story to address what it meant to be black. Andrea Brown, The Everett, Wash. She used dialogue and descriptions that created a sense of place. The topics mentioned in the name of her entry said it all: In her columns, Jessica Bliss brought inspiring people to life.
These were tales of everyday people doing extraordinary things.Nov 10, · How to Write a Feature Article. In this Article: Article Summary Sample Feature Choosing a Topic Interviewing Subjects Preparing to Write the Article Writing the Article Finalizing the Article Community Q&A Featured articles are windows into the human experience, giving more detail and description than a hard news story, which typically relies on the style of writing%().
FEATURE WRITING (Caven Masuku, Gweru, Zimbabwe) Introduction A good feature writer is neither wordy nor flowery. He is precise and straight to the point and is guided by the ABC of Journalism that is Accuracy, Balance and Clarity. This is a list of literary awards from around the world.
This list is not intended to be complete, and is instead a list of those literary awards with Wikipedia articles. This list is not intended to be complete, and is instead a list of those literary awards with Wikipedia articles.
As school draws to a close, teachers inevitably turn their attention to end-of-the-year school awards. However, many teachers get stuck using the same ideas for awards every year.
Consider this article the shot of inspiration you need to truly reward your students with exactly what they deserve for all their hard work.
With these ideas, everybody can earn a prize. This practice guide provides four recommendations for improving elementary students' writing. Each recommendation includes implementation steps and solutions for common roadblocks.
The recommendations also summarize and rate supporting evidence. The SFJ Excellence-in-Features awards honor the craft of feature writing and the people who do it for a living at news organizations and wire services.
Winners will be honored at SFJ’s national conference in Austin, Texas Aug. th.