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WLRN Recognized With Four Awards In 2019 Green Eyeshade Competition

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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: 

 First Place: 

 Third Place:

  • 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