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SINBA Award Winners

Here are the winners for the 2013 SINBA Awards. The winners will be honored at INBA Spring Convention in Urbana on April 20th. Congratulations to the winners. Even if you didn't place this year, please consider attending the INBA Conference to receive your judging sheets. The volunteer judges took considerable amounts of their own time to look over your entries and provided invaluable advice that will help you moving forward.

INBA Professional Development Event: Guns 101

A Quick Guide to Guns


(Information from the Illinois State Police presentation to INBA on March 23, 2013 in Springfield, Illinois)

Guns- an overall term generic term for firearms. Another generic term is "weapons."  

Students in the Illinois News Broadcasters Association Awards

SINBA -- Students in the Illinois News Broadcasters Association Awards
2012 Entry Form

DEADLINE: All entries must RECEIVED by Friday, March 1 2013 at 5:00 p.m.

ENTRY FEE: $15 for paid SINBA members; $20 for non-members.

Proceeds beyond award costs go to the INBA's Scholarship Fund. Payments and entries must be submitted electronically. Instructions on how to submit payment are located further down the page. Entries must have been broadcast between March 9, 2012 and February 28, 2013.

Students may submit series reports, but they will be considered as one story. Entrants are not required to submit the maximum number of stories in a category. You can enter more than one category as long as the proper entry fee is submitted for each, and each entry is clearly marked on your YouTube/Vimeo page, or in the case of audio, each entry is in a separate, clearly marked e-mail to


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