The Weather Channel and CNN win Sigma Delta Chi Awards

SPJ Georgia announces two Georgia recipients of the 2014 Sigma Delta Chi Awards for excellence in journalism:  The Weather Channel (with Telemuno/Efran Films/Investigative Fund) and CNN. To view one of The Weather Channel & associates’s video, “Dying to Cross,” see below. (This film also won the SPJ New American Award);  To view “The Lead: UNC…

Six Georgia journalists win 2015 Green Eyeshade Awards

By Sharon Dunten, editor of SPeachJ News; president, SPJ Georgia Every year since 1950, the Green Eyeshade Awards have been given to the best in professional and collegiate journalism in southeastern U.S. Re-scored as the Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Award by the Society of Professional Journalists, it still stands as an annual award in…

New investigative journalism award — Larry Peterson Memorial Award

SAVANNAH, GEORGIA — SPJ Georgia chapter is launching an award this June to present the best in investigative journalism in SPJ Region 3:  Georgia, Florida, South Carolina and Alabama AND both professionals and students may apply.  The Larry Peterson Memorial Award for Investigative Journalism was developed to celebrate the life of Larry Peterson and his…