Distinguished Dental Editor Award
American Association of Dental Editors & Journalists
ADA Council on Communications
The ADA Council on Communications joins with the American Association of
Dental Editors & Journalists (AADEJ) to present the annual Distinguished Dental Editor
Award. This award recognizes tripartite constituent editors who have
brought exceptional credit to their society, dental journalism, the
dental profession, the ADA and organized dentistry in general through
the production of high-quality publications and superior leadership and
example. The AADEJ is responsible for the judging of this award.
The winner will be presented a certificate at the AADEJ Annual
Conference on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. This conference will be held in conjunction with the ADA Annual Session
in Washington, D.C.. Notice of the winner will also be made in appropriate ADA
publications and the AADEJ Editors Newsletter.
All editors (including executive, associate, managing and contributing
editors of dental societies or American Student Dental Association
publications) are eligible. Editors who have been retired for no more
than one year may also be nominated. (Note: this award is granted only
in years when one or more nominees meet the award's high standards.)
The nominee's name and tenure as editor and the title of the publication
edited by the nominee must be provided in a letter on society letterhead
stationary and signed by the society's president and executive director.
A statement of approximately 250 words should describe the nominee's
qualifications and should include examples of actual performance and
results. Publication content (including quality of writing, timeliness
and interest of articles, editorials and commentaries), design, format
and other features will be considered, as will specific instances of
editor leadership as it reflects on a publication, the dental society,
the dental profession and organized dentistry. Supporting materials,
including the effects of the journalism practiced, must accompany the
Seven copies of the nomination must be submitted in 1/2 inch ringed
binders. Entry materials should be inserted in clear plastic sheet
protectors in each binder copy.
Society volunteer leaders, members, executive directors, editorial staff
and other editors may make nominations. The nominators must provide
their name, mailing address and telephone number, along with the
required signatures on the required letterhead, and the name and address
of the editor nominated.
Entry Submission Deadline
Entries for each award must be received at the American Association of
Dental Editors & Journalists, 750 N Lincoln Memorial Dr, Ste 422, Milwaukee, WI
53202 by Monday, July 6, 2015.
For More Information
Contact the American Association of Dental Editors & Journalists at 414.272.2759.
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