For Immediate Release: September 17, 2019
The Midwest Travel Journalists Association (MTJA) announced winners in the 2019 Mark Twain Travel Journalism Contest (for work published in 2018) during their fall meeting in Witchita, Kansas, this past weekend.
Jody Halsted was awarded 1st Place in the Blog category for her website Ireland Family Vacations.
Judge’s comments: “Ireland Family Vacations” offers clear guidance for someone considering a visit to Ireland, offering many themes to explore.
The Blog category description- A blog owned, managed, or written exclusively by an MTJA active.
The Midwest Travel Journalists Association Inc. is a not-for-profit organization for professional travel journalists and destination marketing representatives. Our membership includes award-winning travel writers, editors, columnists, photojournalists, reporters, broadcasters, book authors, bloggers, online media producers and official staff of major travel destinations, regions, states and cities.
MTJA Active and Associate members are based in 13 Midwestern states, but our assignments take us across the United States and around the world. We work in both traditional print and electronic media for a wide audience of readers, viewers and listeners throughout our region, our country and beyond.
Learn more about joining MTJA or hosting a future MTJA conference at MTJA.us