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AAAS Seeks Screeners for Prestigious Science Journalism Awards
Scientist volunteers are needed to review entries in this year's AAAS Science Journalism Awards.
Scientists residing in the Washington, D.C. area or who will be in Washington in mid-August to mid-September are invited to help screen print, radio, television, online, and children's news reports for scientific accuracy. The top entries will be passed on to judging committees, which consist of science journalists.
If you would like to volunteer as a screener, please contact Molly McElroy (202-326-6434) at the AAAS Office of Public Programs.
More than 400 writers have been honored for their achievements in science reporting since the inception of the awards program in 1945.
Winners of the awards, which are sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C., will be honored at the AAAS Annual Meeting in February 2009 in Chicago. Members of the screening committees will be recognized in the awards booklet distributed during the awards ceremony.
17 June 2008