MEDIA ENTRANTS
2019 - 2020 SATW Foundation Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition

GETTING STARTED
Media Organizations/Those Submitting Work for Multiple Authors/Creators
(applicable to both first time and past entrants)
 
Note to all entrants: Because of the current Coronavirus situation, we have extended the deadline to April 10 to facilitate entries. If you’re in a situation needing the extra time, please send a message to Mary Lu Abbott, at MaryLuA@satwf.com. We will work with you to assure you can enter this year.
 
A. Contestant Login/Contestant Manager
  1. At www.betterbnc.com, click on Contestant Login at top of page. If you are the main contact making entries for your organization, choose Contestant Manager tab. In the Select a Contest box, highlight the 2019-20 SATW Foundation Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition. Then under Select Media Organization, choose your company from among the drop-down list.
     
  2. If your organization does not show up, contact Mary Lu Abbott, at MaryLuA@satwf.com, and provide the following information: company name and primary contact email address. We will add you to the list and send sign-in instructions via email.
     
  3. If you did the entries last year, use the same password (click Forgot Password for help). If you are a new/different contact for your company this year, contact Mary Lu Abbott, at MaryLuA@satwf.com, to update the file. If your organization is listed but no one entered last year, enter satwf as the password and click Login. Fill in the information as needed on the media page. Change the primary email contact as needed and set a new password.
     
  4. Past entrants, once you’re signed in, in the drop-down menu under the Contestant tab, click on My Account. Update your information to include social media handles. This allows us to let you know if you’re a winner and to help promote your award.
     
  5. Newcomer media entrants: Once you do two entry forms, attach PDFs or put in URLs and hit Submit, you see a pop-up window about validating your account. A validation link goes to the email for your account. Follow those instructions to continue. Check Spam if you don’t see a validation email soon.
B. Contestant Login/Authorized Entrant
  1. The Authorized Entrant tab is for someone the Contestant Manager approves to help make entries. For instance, an editor may approve another staffer to make entries. The Contestant Login page has information to help set up Authorized Entrants, or contact Mary Lu Abbott, MaryLuA@satwf.com.
 
RETURN TO THE INSTRUCTIONS PAGE FOR SUBMITTING ENTRIES DETAILS