FROM the Green Eyeshade website

61st Green Eyeshade Awards
Winners to be honored at June 24 banquet

The best journalism in the Southeast will be honored Friday, June 24, at the Green Eyeshade Awards banquet in Atlanta.

Keynote speaker for the event will be Hank Klibanoff, James M. Cox Jr. professor of journalism at Emory University and 2007 Pulitzer Prize winner in history as co-author of The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation.

The festivities start at 7 p.m. at the Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway, 2020 Convention Center Concourse.

Finalists in the 61st Green Eyeshade Awards competition will be announced June 6 and the winners named the night of the banquet.

Banquet tickets are $45 per person and can be purchased via PayPal at or by check by emailing administrator Sarah Prickett.

For more information contact contest co-director Sonny Albarado, 501-344-4321, or contest administrator Sarah Prickett, 501-399-3686.

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