WLRN Recognized With Four Awards In 2019 Green Eyeshade Competition
WLRN News received four awards at the 2019 edition of the Green Eyeshade Awards, a competition organized by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) to recognize journalistic excellence in 11 southeastern states. WLRN was also a partner in a fifth award.
The Green Eyeshades Awards recognize the best print, television, radio, and online journalism in an area that include Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia.
The awards were announced Saturday June 15th. A complete list is available here.
Here are WLRN winners:
- Best Newscast/Radio - WLRN Covers the Marjory Stoneman Douglas School Shooting
- Non-Deadline Reporting/Online - Escape From Venezuela, Tim Padgett
- Specialized Site - How To Find Your Way Through 105 Possible Questions In South Florida Ballots, Teresa Frontado and staff
- Public Service in Radio Journalism - Selections From The WLRN News 2018 Election Series, Vote Already!, Daniel Rivero, Sammy Mack, Nadege Green & Caitie Switalski
- Editorial Writing/All Dailies - The Invading Sea: Can South Florida be saved?, South Florida Sun Sentinel, Miami Herald, Palm Beach Post & WLRN Public Media