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NACT Critique & Contest Divisons

  1. 1. Critique & Contest<br />The Divisions & Contests<br />National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow<br />
  2. 2. News Story<br />Short Feature Story<br />Long feature story<br />Short feature personality profile<br />Long feature personality profile<br />Research-related writing<br />Writing Division<br />
  3. 3. Writing Division: News Story<br />Must be a current issue<br />
  4. 4. Writing Division: Short/Long Feature Story<br />Short - 1,000 Words or Less<br />Long - Greater than 1,000 Words<br />Technical story (anything about a breed, disease , etc.)<br />Historical Feature (can cover an event)<br />Anything that is not time sensitive<br />
  5. 5. Writing Division: Short/Long Feature Personality Profile<br />Short - 1,000 Words or Less<br />Long - Greater than 1,000 Words<br />Highlight a person and their accomplishments<br />
  6. 6. Writing Division: Research-Related Writing<br />Article<br />Research summary<br />
  7. 7. Magazine<br />Newspaper, tabloid and newsletter<br />Brochure and pamphlet<br />Online publication<br />Publication Division<br />
  8. 8. Publication Division: Magazine<br />Must include budget<br />Examples: Cowboy Journal, Agrileader<br />
  9. 9. Publication Division: Newspaper, Tabloid and Newsletter and Brochures and Pamphlets<br />Submit a copy in published form<br />Summary of budget to produce<br />Layout and Design class material<br />
  10. 10. Publication Division: Online Publication<br />E-Newsletters<br />Anything that can be viewed in HTML format<br />NOT a PDF<br />
  11. 11. Radio production<br />Video production<br />Multimedia production<br />Electronic Media Division<br />
  12. 12. Electronic Media Division: Radio Production<br />Thirty seconds to five minutes<br />Any format<br />
  13. 13. Electronic Media Division: Video Production<br />Thirty seconds to 15 minutes<br />Any format<br />Any broadcast class assignment<br />
  14. 14. Electronic Media Division: Multimedia Production<br />Presentation<br />PowerPoint<br />
  15. 15. Photo Series <br />(Three or more photos in a series)<br />Scenic photo<br />People photo <br />Animal photo<br />Plant photo<br />Food photo<br />Other photo<br />Photography Division<br />
  16. 16. Advertisement<br />Page layout<br />Graphic design for print or web<br />Web design<br />Design and Layout Division<br />
  17. 17. Design and Layout Division: Advertisement<br />Layout and Design Work<br />One copy of finished product<br />
  18. 18. Design and Layout Division: Page Layout<br />Two-page magazine spread<br />One-page broadsheet<br />Two-page tabloid size news spread<br />
  19. 19. Design and Layout Division: Graphic Design for Print or Web<br />Logos<br />Small advertisements<br />
  20. 20. Design and Layout Division: Web Design<br />Any Web site<br />It does not have to be live on the Web<br />Submitted via CD, DVD or USB<br />
  21. 21. Public relations single item<br />Public relations campaign<br />News release<br />Social media campaign<br />Public Relations Division<br />
  22. 22. Public Relations Division: Public Relations Single Item<br />Anything that cannot be entered in another category<br />Posters, coffee mugs, promotional products<br />
  23. 23. Public Relations Division: Public Relations Campaign<br />A campaign or innovations project<br />
  24. 24. Public Relations Division: News Release<br />No length requirements<br />Can cover any topic<br />
  25. 25. Public Relations Division: Social Media Campaign<br />Summarize campaign that used Facebook, Twitter, etc.<br />Include URLs for social media sites related to campaign<br />