Student journalists! Win $100 for your investigative journalism work

11 14 2015 Ciara Frisbie and David Armstrong Georgia News Lab Lanie Peterson
From the left: Ciara Frisbie, Georgia State collegiate investigative journalist, and David Armstrong, director of the Georgia News Lab, are presented the Larry Peterson Memorial Award for Investigative Journalism by Larry Peterson’s widow, Lanie Peterson. (Photo by Jason Johnson, Savannah State)

The Larry Peterson Memorial Award for Investigative Journalism wants you to submit your entries under the student investigative journalism categories at

But that is not all … if you win the First Place Prize, SPJ Region 3 and the Savannah Morning News will provide an all-expense trip to Savannah, Georgia, to pick up your $100 check and receive the Larry Peterson Award for Investigative Journalism at the Larry Peterson Award Workshop on Nov. 12, 2016, in Savannah.

So look through your portfolio for articles or productions published or produced between August 1, 2015 and August 1, 2016 and enter to win!  Your deadline for entries is Sept. 14, 2016. 

Questions??? Contact Sharon Dunten at or call (317) 410-7217.

Good luck! We will see in November.