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JFP Wins Multiple Journalism Awards

We just received the news about several awards from the Society of Professional Journalists' 63rd Annual Green Eyeshade Awards.

First place awards:

R.L. Nave for Feature Writing - Non-Dailies. "Inside The Abortion Clinic Battle"; "Rebel Land: A Racial History of Oxford and Ole Miss"; "Facing the Odds in the Washington Addition"; "Promised Land"; "Private Prisons, Public Problems"

Donna Ladd for Serious Commentary - Non-Dailies "Yes, It Was That Bad"; "Walking with Mr. Meredith"; "Beating the Spread"; "Southern Strategy’s Last Stand"; "The Contraception Wars"

Jackson Free Press for Public Service in Non-Daily Journalism Voter ID in Mississippi: R.L. Nave, Ronni Mott, Vergie Redmond, Donna Ladd

Third place award:

R.L. Nave for Courts & The Law Reporting - Non-Dailies. "Private Prison, Public Problems"; "MDOC Sticks With Private Prisons"; "Night Riders"; "Inside the Abortion Clinic Battle"; "Clinic Remains Open"

Congratulations, all!

Here's the list of the other Print - Non-Daily winners

General News Reporting - Non-Dailies

  1. Miami New Times – Michael Miller, Boxer Yathomas Riley: Beast or Victim?
  2. Miami New Times – Michael Miller, Death Trap
  3. Memphis Flyer – Chris Davis, “Just Busted”

Investigative Reporting - Non-Dailies

No winners selected

Feature Writing - Non-Dailies

  1. Jackson Free Press – R.L. Nave 551596, Inside The Abortion Clinic Battle; Rebel Land: A Racial History of Oxford and Ole Miss; Facing the Odds in the Washington Addition; Promised Land; Private Prisons, Public Problems
  2. Miami New Times – Tim Elfrink, Murder-Suicide in the Keys Unravels a Doctor’s Decades-Long Mystery
  3. Memphis Flyer – Bianca Phillips, “Stonewalling the Students”

Sports Reporting - Non-Dailies

  1. The Memphis News – Don Wade, Don Wade Sports Reporting Portfolio
  2. Miami New Times – Michael Miller, Dark Horse

Sports Commentary - Non-Dailies

  1. The Memphis News – Don Wade, Don Wade Sports Commentary Portfolio

Business Reporting - Non-Dailies

  1. South Florida Business Journal – Brian Bandell, South Florida banking scandals
  2. Miami New Times – Michael Miller, Boob Tube
  3. Tampa Bay Business Journal – Alexis Muellner, Front Row Tampa Bay

Technology Reporting - Non-Dailies

  1. New Times Broward/Palm Beach – Chris Sweeney, Buzzkill
  2. Miami New Times – David Minsky, Tim Elfrink, Calling Big Brother
  3. The Memphis News – Andy Meek, Let’s Do This

Public Affairs Reporting - Non-Dailies

  1. Miami New Times – Michael Miller, Mayor for Life
  2. The Memphis News – Bill Dries, Bill Dries Public Affairs Portfolio

Politics Reporting - Non-Dailies

  1. Memphis Flyer – Jackson Baker, “Super Tuesday in Tennessee,” “Imperfect Storm,” “Conventional Thinking, “4 More Years!” “Annals of the Photo ID Law,” “No Rest for the Weary,” and “Local and National Election Preview”
  2. The Memphis News – Bill Dries, Bill Dries Politics Portfolio

Courts & The Law Reporting - Non-Dailies

  1. New Times Broward/Palm Beach – Chris Sweeney, Reggae Great Buju Banton Is Locked Up on Drug Charges. Was He Entrapped?
  2. Tampa Bay Business Journal – Jane Meinhardt, Tipping the Scales
  3. Jackson Free Press – R.L. Nave 551596, Private Prison, Public Problems; MDOC Sticks With Private Prisons; Night Riders; Inside the Abortion Clinic Battle; Clinic Remains Open

Disaster Coverage - Non-Dailies

No entries

Travel Writing - Non-Dailies

No entries

Consumer Reporting - Non-Dailies

  1. New Times Broward/Palm Beach – Chris Sweeney, The Fake-Pot Industry Is Coming Down From a Three-Year High

Criticism - Non-Dailies

  1. Memphis Flyer – Chris Davis, “The Temple,” “It’s Hattiloo Time,” and “Into the Woods”
  2. Memphis Flyer – Chris Davis, “The Village,” “Haunted Houses” and “Race & Skates”
  3. New Times Broward/Palm Beach – John Thomason, Heaven is a Roller Coaster

Serious Commentary - Non-Dailies

  1. Jackson Free Press – Donna Ladd 545245, Yes, It Was That Bad; Walking with Mr. Meredith; Beating the Spread; Southern Strategy’s Last Stand; The Contraception Wars
  2. Miami New Times – Chuck Strouse, Snitch and Suffer
  3. Clayton News Daily – Jim Massara, Surprise — gay marriage trips up Heatley

Humorous Commentary - Non-Dailies

No entries

Editorial Writing - Non-Dailies

  1. Memphis Flyer – Jackson Baker, “Mark Norris, Orwellian,” “A Two-Party System,” and “The Gun Issue, Again”
  2. The Memphis News – Staff, The Memphis News Editorial Portfolio

Public Service in Non-Daily Journalism

  1. Jackson Free Press – R.L. Nave 551596, Ronni Mott, Vergie Redmond, Donna Ladd, Voter ID in Mississippi
  2. Miami New Times – Francisco Alvarado, Miami-Dade TNT Unit Loses the War on Drugs and Liberty City’s Trust
  3. Tampa Bay Business Journal – Alexis Muellner, Margaret Cashill, Republican National Convention

Comments

Tom_Head 4 years, 6 months ago

Congratulations to all of you. Very well deserved!

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donnaladd 4 years, 5 months ago

Here's the second round of awards the JFP staff is winning this year. Cheers to R.L. Nave for bringing home four awards for his first full year at the JFP!

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