Alt-Weeklies Dominate Green Eyeshade Awards

april 19, 2006  08:02 am
AAN members in the Southeast took home 16 of the 26 awards presented in the print (weekly/monthly) category of this year's Green Eyeshade awards. New Times Broward-Palm Beach was the biggest winner, with six awards, including two for Wyatt Olsen's story "The Bad-Hands People." Creative Loafing, The Independent Weekly, The Memphis Flyer, and Miami New Times were also among the winners announced yesterday by the Society of Professional Journalists. The Green Eyeshade Awards honor the best in professional journalism in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia.