Finalists named in 58th annual Green Eyeshade Awards

The Society of Professional Journalists announces the finalists for the 58th annual Green Eyeshade Awards. This regional journalism competition recognizes outstanding journalism in 11 southeastern states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia. The finalists will be honored and first-place winners announced at a banquet in late […]

Sunshine State Awards Finalists Announced (Complete List)

Judges across the nation have concluded their judging of the 958 entries received in this year’s Sunshine State Awards competition. The South Florida Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists released the complete list of finalists yesterday. The chapter will announce the winners on Saturday, May 31 at the 2008 Sunshine State Awards ceremony.

Chamberlin wins FOI Award from SPJ, NFOIC

Bill F. Chamberlin, Joseph L. Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida and Director of the Marion Brechner Citizen Access Project, has been selected by the National Freedom of Information Coalition and the Society of Professional Journalists for their joint “Heroes of the 50 States: The Open Government Hall of Fame” award for 2008.