MRE

Journalism in action

Military Reporters & Editors

A non-profit organization for journalists covering the military, national security and homeland defense.

2024 MRE Journalism Contest
Final Deadline Extended
- Friday, June 28, 2024 - EST 5:00 PM -
MRE journalism contest reporter, editor, podcaster, photographer, broadcaster, radio host

Calling all photographers, podcasters, TV journalists, radio hosts, journalism students, reporters and editors! MRE wants to support and honor you and your work. You deserve professional recognition. Go ahead and show us your best!


  • Bonus #1: The first entry for MRE members is free.
  • Bonus #2: This year in celebration of our 20th contest, our top two print/digital prizes come with a $1,000 and $400 award, respectively.

MRE in action for you

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Advocate

Assures that journalists have access to places where the U.S. military and its allies operate.

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Inform

Advances public understanding of the military, national security and homeland defense.

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Defend

Represents the interests of working journalists to the government and military.

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Educate

Shares information on best journalism practices, tools and techniques.

Military Reporters and Editors journalist in Syria reporting in front of tank and being filmed by photojournalist.

Military Reporters & Editors is the leading organization for journalists covering national security.

MRE provides resources, support, and networking opportunities for its members, fostering excellence in journalism and promoting public understanding of military and national security affairs.

The Briefing Room

Email List

Military Reporters and Editors Pentagon press briefing with journalists in attendance.

MRE Tip line

Submit Your News Directly to Military Reporters & Editors

Have a press release or looking for coverage of a military issue?

Send it our way.

MRE Supports Journalists

Asian American Journalists Association - AAJA
The Association of LGBTQ+ Journalists NLGJA
Military Reporters & Editors supports the Committee to Protect Journalists - CPJ
Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma
International Federation of Journalists IFJ
Military Reporters & Editors works with and supports Medill News Service Washington, DC - Northwestern University Journalism Graduate Program
Military Reporters & Editors supports journalists at Military Veterans in Journalism MVJ
National Association of Black Journalists - NABJ
National Association of Hispanic Journalists - NAHJ
The National Press Club
Public Media Journalists Association -- PMJA
The Poynter Institute
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press -- RCFP
Reporters Without Borders -- RSF
Society of Professional Journalists - SPJ