Southeast Alt-Weeklies Win Green Eyeshade Awards

june 19, 2012  12:20 pm
Southeast Alt-Weeklies Win Green Eyeshade Awards
Miami New Times, Jackson Free Press and The Memphis Flyer each received first-place Green Eyeshade awards from the SPJ southeastern division on Friday.

Miami New Times was named Best of Division for "Rotten to the Core: An investigation of the John M. McKay scholarship program," by Gus Garcia-Roberts and the paper picked up nine additional first-place awards in other categories.

Valerie Wells and Donna Ladd of the Jackson Free Press each received first-place nods for Feature Writing and Serious Commentary respectively, and The Memphis Flyer's Chris Herrington took first in the Criticism category.

Birmingham's Black & White and New Times Broward-Palm Beach also picked up awards.

Download the full list of winners here.