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How to enter #KPBA 

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Entering the Kent Press & Broadcast Awards is simple and free. There are 16 categories to choose from and you can enter as many as you like.

The deadline for entries is 5pm on Friday, 19 April 2024. The eligibility period for entries is between 5 May 2023 and 19 April 2024.

Firstly, please read the terms and conditions below to ensure you are eligible. Then click on the appropriate button to download an entry form in PDF or Word and email with no more than three attachments (samples of work) to possible, please do not handwrite your entries. 

Please take a look at the categories and judging criteria before completing your entry.

Primarily, the judges are looking for high standards of journalism. If you have figures to support your entry e.g. growth in sales/circulation or anything else that demonstrates business success, please include them.  

If you have any questions please check out the FAQs page or get in touch - we're always happy to chat through any queries. 

If you wish to submit samples of work as hard copies, please email to arrange this.

Terms & Conditions

  • The Kent Press & Broadcast Awards are open to any print, broadcast or online journalist whose audience is primarily in Kent.


  • An entry form must be completed for each entry. If a question is not applicable it can be omitted but the more information you can provide, the better.   

  • Publication/broadcast dates for all samples of work must be between 5 May 2023 and 19 April 2024.

  • A maximum of three attachments can be submitted with each entry. If more than three are submitted, the additional ones will be disregarded. This is to ensure each entry is judged on the same basis.

  • Please only submit one example of work for 'Kent Programme of the Year', 'Kent Investigation of the Year' and 'Kent Story of the Year'.

  • To be eligible for 'New Journalist of the Year', entrants must have begun their career on or after 22 April 2022. ​

  • Entries received after 5pm on Friday 19 April 2024 will not be eligible.

  • Samples of work and summaries may be used for promotional purposes unless you state otherwise.

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