2017-18 SATW Foundation Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition
We have two broadcast categories:
  • Category 121 is for consumer-oriented audio, including traditional/satellite radio, podcast, webcast, audio guide.
  • Category 122 is for consumer-oriented, live-action video, including network/cable TV, online videocasts, travelogs, Internet channels. 
For both categories, entry should be a single work, either a stand-alone piece or one selection from a regularly occurring feature. Work done by contract for commercial promotion is not eligible.
Broadcast entrants should follow the basic electronic entry instructions given in Detailed Instructions on this website.
  • On the entry form, provide a URL link to work. Online content should be accessible through the fall and preferably not password-protected; if so, provide access code/password in the Comments box.
  • Do not upload really large files. Use a hosting site and provide the URL in designated field.
  • If putting the files on a hosting site is problematic, you may mail a CD for audio and DVD for video. Mail-in entrants should complete content fields, print and attach the entry label to the disk. Note: Please print address as it’s shown below. 
Mail to:
Mary Lu Abbott
SATW Foundation
412 S. Adams St., PMB #1176
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
As you’re preparing entries, you also can see Mailing Information in Instructions at our website and in Instructions at the contest website under Contest Info tab.
If you have other questions, email Mary Lu Abbott at