How to enter #KPBA 

Entering the Kent Press & Broadcast Awards is simple and free. There are 15 categories to choose from and you can enter as many as you like.

The deadline for entries is 5pm on Friday 10 July 2020. The eligibility period for entries is between 6 April 2019 and 24 April 2020.

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 (easier to handwrite), or Word (easier to complete on screen) and email with no more than three attachments (samples of work) to


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, particularly for Kent Newspaper of the Year and Kent Magazine of the Year, please include them.  

If you have any questions please check out the FAQs page.


If you wish to submit samples of work as hard copies, please send four of each sample to:


KPBA, c/o Maxim, Grosvenor Lodge, 72 Grosvenor Rd, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 2AS

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 dates for all samples of work must be between 6 April 2019 and 24 April 2020.

  • A maximum of three attachments can be submitted with each entry. If more than three are submitted, the additional ones will be disregarded. The only exception to this rule is 'Press Photographer of the Year' where photographers may submit three photos and the evidence of where they were published (i.e. six attachments in total). This is to ensure each entry is judged on the same basis.

  • To be eligible for 'New Journalist of the Year', entrants must have begun their career on or after 9 April 2018. 


  • Photographers’ entries must have been published in a Kent-based publication or on Kent-based news or magazine website. 

  • Finalists will be invited to attend the awards ceremony, which will be held on Friday 18 September 2020 at the Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, Canterbury. One ticket per entry will be allocated, except for ‘Newspaper of the Year’, ‘Magazine of the Year’, 'Programme of the Year' and 'News Website of the Year' which will be allocated two tickets. Depending on capacity, it may be possible to purchase additional tickets at cost. 


  • Entries received after 5pm on Friday 10 July 2020 will not be eligible.

  • Correspondence will not be entered into.

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



01892 513033



Kent Press & Broadcast Awards

C/O Maxim

Grosvenor Lodge

72 Grosvenor Rd

Tunbridge Wells

Kent  TN1 2AS 


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