Thursday, March 29, 2007

Memphis Flyer and Memphis Magazine Win Green Eyeshade Awards

Posted By on Thu, Mar 29, 2007 at 4:00 AM

Flyer staff writer Chris Davis and Memphis magazine senior editor Marilyn Sadler have won Green Eyeshade Awards for feature writing in a regional competition conducted by the Society of Professional Journalists.

Davis’ "Desolation Row" (February 2, 2006) and "Coast Towns” (September 7, 2006) examined, in words and photographs, the devastation along the Gulf Coast one year after Hurricane Katrina.

Sadler’s “The Poor Side of Town,” published in the September 2006 issue of Memphis, focused on the lives of people living in Zip Code 38126, one of the most impoverished areas in the nation.

The 57th Annual Green Eyeshade Awards honor the best work of journalists in 11 Southern states. The awards will be presented at the Green Eyeshade Awards Banquet in Nashville on May 5th.


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