Monica Pearson wins award at Southern Regional Press Institute

(ATLANTA, GEORGIA) – Monica Kaufman Pearson, a SPJ member for more than 40 years, received the Robert S. Abbott Memorial Award for Meritorious Service in Mass Communications on Feb. 18 at the Southern Regional Press Institute at Savannah State University. Pearson also was the keynote speaker at the Milledge-Owens Awards Luncheon on Feb. 19. Pearson…

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…