Miami News Times won 12 awards in the recently announced Green Eyeshade Awards, which recognizes excellence in journalism in 11 Southeastern states.
In the non-daily division, Tim Elfrink took first place awards in business, technology, public affairs, and politics reporting, as well as second place in court reporting and third place in investigative reporting. Gus Garcia-Roberts's story, "Blow Hard," was named best entry overall in the non-daily division, as well as best feature story.
Staff writer Mike Miller also took a first in sportswriting. And Francisco Alvarado, food critic Lee Klein, and editor Chuck Strouse grabbed seconds in public service, criticism, and serious commentary respectively.
Check out the winning stories, which appeared on the web under different headlines:
WINNER in BEST OF DIVISION NONDAILIES and FIRST in Feature Writing--Nondailies
FIRST in Public Affairs Reporting--Nondailies, SECOND in Courts & The Law Reporting--Nondailies and THIRD in Investigative Reporting--Nondailies
FIRST in Business Reporting--Nondailies
FIRST in Technology Reporting--Nondailies
FIRST in Politics Reporting--Nondailies
FIRST in Sports Reporting--Nondailies
SECOND in Serious Commentary--Nondailies
SECOND in Public Service--Nondailies
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