Cap Creal Journalism

Named for farmer, Ag Society member, and Assemblyman Harold “Cap” Creal, the “Cap” Creal Journalism Award was created in 1978 to inspire more coverage of the positive aspects of agriculture in NY State.

Awards are presented in the categories of Printed News Story, Printed Feature Story, Printed Series, Printed Editorial, Audio/Video News Clip, Augdio/Video News Feature, Audio/Video for the Internet, Blogs/On-line Feature, or Photograph.

Award Sponsors
  • The New York State Agricultural Society
  • Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity at Cornell University
Schedule of Awards & Deadlines

Awards presented annually in January; apply by September 30

How to Apply or Nominate Someone

"Cap" Creal Journalism Award Nomination

  • Author

  • Person Nominating



Download informational flier
Download entry form

For questions please contact Committee Chair

Melissa Osgood
(716) 860-0587