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Green Eyeshade Awards: Second to one


Green Eyeshade Awards

Several Alabama media outlets won at the 58th annual Green Eyeshade Awards on Saturday, including WBHM (90.3 FM) winning first place overall in the radio division for its series, “Searching for Safetown,” after winning its category, Public Affairs Reporting.

More Alabama winners, plus the award for this blog, after the jump …

First Courts and Law Reporting Susy Buchanan Intelligence Report, Montgomery “Vigilante Justice”
First Investigative Reporting Susy Buchanan Intelligence Report, Montgomery “The Ravening Wolf”
Second Feature Reporting David Holthouse and Casey Sanchez Intelligence Report, Montgomery “Southern Gothic”
Print – Non-Daily
First Humorous Commentary Tim Sanders The Post, Centre “Series from Humorist Tim Sanders”
Print – Small Daily
First Breaking Business News Bernie Delinski, Sarah Day Owen, Tom Smith, Kenda Williams Times Daily, Florence “1,800 jobs coming to Shoals”
First Humorous Commentary Kelly Kazek The News Courier, Athens Kelly Kazek’s Columns
First Sports Reporting Sports Staff Times Daily, Florence “The Sports We Play and Why We Play Them”
First Videography Gary Arnold WKRG-5, Mobile Videography compilation
Second Best Newscast Staff WKRG-5, Mobile Best Newscast

Also, Wade on Birmingham won second place in the online division’s Humorous Commentary category for two columns.

The annual competition, held by the Society of Professional Journalists, includes more than 600 entries from media outlets in 11 states across the Southeast.


5 Yips for “Green Eyeshade Awards: Second to one”

  1. Kenn
    Tuesday, July 22, 2008, 3:27 pm

    Congrats! Still a professional after all these years. Does this one come with a trip to the beach, yet?

  2. Ike
    Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 2:08 pm

    Once again, well done Wade!

    I’d like to think that the same industry that spit you out will very, very soon be looking to you for a model for survival.

  3. Wade
    Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 9:40 pm

    @Kenn: It came with a traffic-choked trip to Atlanta. But the boss did pay for all the expenses.

    @Ike: Thanks. Let me tell you how much fun it was listening to the speaker bash blogs for 20 minutes …

  4. Ike
    Thursday, July 24, 2008, 9:16 am

    @Wade… not nearly as much fun as it will be to have him write you a consulting check to teach him how to do what you’re already doing. 😉

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