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The Catholic Press Awards is always seeking new judges for our four awards programs. The 2020 Awards program judging starts March 1, 2020 and concludes March 31, 2020. Judging instructions, sign up form and contracts are sent to individual recipients after approved to judge.

If you are interested in judging one of the four programs, please read the information below and contact cpaawards@catholicpress.org for more information. 



Judging the Catholic Press Awards

Qualifications for a Catholic Press Awards judge include:

  • Professional journalism experience
  • A background knowledge of Catholicism
  • Preference given to people fluent in Spanish (NOT REQUIRED QUALIFICATION) 
  • Judge CANNOT be a CPA member or an employee of a CPA member publication
  • must have a background in the category you would like to judge 

The judging period for the Catholic Press Awards takes place March 1-31 of each year. New judges are typically assigned about 100 entries but you have the option to choose an amount.

resume is required for consideration

For more information about the book awards program please email cpaawards@catholicpress.org



Judging the CPA Book Awards

Qualifications for a CPA Book Awards judge include:

  • Knowledge of the publishing industry
  • Background knowledge of Catholicism
  • Background knowldedge of the category you would like to judge 
  • Judge CAN be a CPA member or an employee of a CPA member publication

The judging period for the Catholic Press Awards takes place March 1-31. New judges are typically assigned about 100 entries but you have the option to choose an amount. 

resume is required for consideration

For more information about the book awards program please email cpaawards@catholicpress.org

 



Judging the CPA Student & Alumni Awards

Qualifications for a CPA Student & Alumni Awards judge include:

  • Knowledge of the publishing industry
  • Background knowledge of Catholicism
  • Background knowldedge of the category you would like to judge 
  • Judge CAN be a CPA member or an employee of a CPA member publication

The judging period for the Catholic Press Awards takes place March 1-31. New judges are typically assigned about 100 entries but you have the option to choose an amount. 

resume is required for consideration

For more information about the book awards program please email cpaawards@catholicpress.org

 



Judging the CPA Gabriel Awards

Qualifications for a CPA Gabriel Awards judge include:

  • Knowledge of the media industry  
  • Background knowldedge of the category you would like to judge 
  • Judge CAN be a CPA member or an employee of a CPA member publication

The judging period for the Catholic Press Awards takes place March 1-31. New judges are typically assigned one or two categories but you have the option to choose an amount. 

resume is required for consideration

For more information about the book awards program please email cpaawards@catholicpress.org

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