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Folio Awards 2024

2024 Folio Awards

The acclaimed Folio Awards 2024 celebration is Friday, June 7, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Why Enter the Folio Awards?

This is where critical acclaim meets box office success: The Folio Award illustrates recognition by industry professionals and news consumers alike. National, New York regional and Long Island hyperlocal news stories that illustrate exceptional, relevant journalism are what it takes to win. Our social media criteria focuses on digital works that educate, inspire, or enlighten. 

Meet the best in news and social media.

Best in News

Community Service



Inside Internal Affairs

Feb. 10, 2022


Story of the Year


Deaths in the Family

Dec. 19, 2022

Best in Social Media

Best Podcast, Health & Welfare

Northwell Health

20 Minute Health Talk


Best Use of TikTok

Hofstra University

Hofstra Votes Live 



Folio Awards Categories

Professionals and students may enter (simply check the proper category on the submission form). Please note, every year we introduce new categories, so please review categories and entry rules before you submit. You may begin submitting on Dec. 1. 

News Categories

Social Media Categories

Meet the Judges

Our distinguished judging panel represents accomplished journalists and communication professionals alongside community leaders with a demonstrated commitment to the communities they serve. Select invitations are sent each year.

Entering is Easy

Entering the Folio Awards is an online-only process. It’s important for the information used in the entry forms to be complete and accurate, as this is what is used for the award, should the entry win.

Enter News Stories

Enter Social Media Campaigns

Become a Sponsor or Supporter

Community champions and responsible corporate citizens sponsor our annual Folio Awards. Sponsorship not only offers high-visibility recognition but enhances a brand’s image by helping to combat one of the biggest issues of our time: The need for quality news and social media in an era of disinformation and fake news. Interested in sponsorship? Email


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