SPJ Region 3 area: 2017 Green Eye Shade Awards announced

Below are the results for the 67th Annual Green Eyeshade Awards – except for the Best of Show awards. Our judges select the best from each main category, then select one winner of the Green Eyeshade. That takes an extra little while. Judges didn’t have to select a winner if they believed the entries didn’t merit it.…

Younger smarter better

By Michael Koretzky, SPJ Region 3 Director and SPJ National Board Member Meet Brittany Ferrendi. She’s the new director of the Kunkel Awards. After two years, I’m turning over the Kunkels to someone half my age, with twice my energy and a billion more hours actually spent playing video games. Read more HERE.

Student journalists! Win $100 for your investigative journalism work

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

Congrats to 2016 Sunshine State Award winners

From SPJ Florida: The Tampa Bay Times took home 23 Sunshine State Awards — including 13 first place spots — on Saturday, July 9 at the 22nd Annual Sunshine State Awards, held at the Firefighters Memorial Building in Miami. Other big winners include The Palm Beach Post, Sarasota Herald Tribune, and the Sun Sentinel. SPJ Florida…

SPJ Region 3 Sigma Delta Chi 2015 winners

Congratulations to Sigma Delta Chi 2015 winners from the SPJ Region 3 area of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands: NON-DEADLINE REPORTING (DAILY CIRCULATION 50,001-100,000) “Warehousing our children,” by Lauren Sausser, The Post and Courier INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING (DAILY CIRCULATION 50,001-100,000) “Line of fire,” by Lawrence Mower, Pat Beall and…