NACT Critique & Contest Divisons
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5

Like this? Share it with your network


NACT Critique & Contest Divisons

Uploaded on

NACT Critique & Contest PowerPoint presentation covering the divisions and contests

NACT Critique & Contest PowerPoint presentation covering the divisions and contests

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads


Total Views
On Slideshare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds



Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

    No notes for slide


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