NET Hosts Creative Writing Contest for Nebraska Students

News Release Date: 
January 2, 2020

For Immediate Release

NET Hosts Creative Writing Contest for Nebraska Students

LINCOLN, Neb. (Jan. 2, 2020) – Nebraska students are invited to tell their stories using creative writing skills and illustrations in the 2020 NET PBS KIDS Writers Contest.

The contest, sponsored by NET, Nebraska’s PBS and NPR Stations, is open to all Nebraska students in kindergarten through third grade. First, second and third place winners will be selected from each grade level.

Submitted stories can be fact, fiction, prose or poetry and must include at least five original color illustrations.

Entries must be postmarked by Tuesday, March 31 and mailed to NET in Lincoln, or emailed to For more contest rules, details on how to enter and helpful writing resources, visit

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NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, is the statewide public media service dedicated to creating opportunities for Nebraskans to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment. NET serves each of Nebraska’s 93 counties with 52,560 hours of programming each year on four television and two radio channels, plus online and mobile content. In addition to providing free, high-quality educational programming for children, NET provides programming in the arts, award-winning news and current affairs information and emergency alert services. For more information about NET, visit