Miami New Times Wins Dozen Green Eyeshade Awards

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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
"Blow Hard" by Gus Garcia-Roberts

FIRST in Public Affairs Reporting--Nondailies, SECOND in Courts & The Law Reporting--Nondailies and THIRD in Investigative Reporting--Nondailies
"Disorderly Conduct" by Tim Elfrink

FIRST in Business Reporting--Nondailies
"Hurricane Nevin" by Tim Elfrink

FIRST in Technology Reporting--Nondailies
"Hack Pack" by Tim Elfrink

FIRST in Politics Reporting--Nondailies
"Tea Party Pretty Boy" by Tim Elfrink

FIRST in Sports Reporting--Nondailies
"Ghetto to Gridiron" by Michael Miller

SECOND in Serious Commentary--Nondailies
"Terrorist with Friends; School of Hard Knocks; Forgotten War Hero, parts 1 - 3" by
Chuck Strouse

SECOND in Public Service--Nondailies
"Death Row" by Francisco Alvarado

SECOND
"Style Over Steak; Flapjack Flip-Off X; Gigi Ingenuity" by Lee Klein



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2 comments
michael wind
michael wind

i must have missed-did you expoze russian mafia operating in miami dade,did you expose public corruption thats epidemic in miami dade,did you expose the real estate and mortgage fraud,police criminal activities,the cocaine,the extasy,prostitution,white collar crime,sure u know how to write,but what are you writing......

Rich Abdill
Rich Abdill

You did miss it.Russian mafia: "The Company He Keeps," by Jim DeFedePublic corruption: "Opa-locka Cops Accused of Massive Corruption," by Chuck Strouse and Theo KarantsalisMortgage fraud: Search "mortgage fraud" on the site. There are 45 of them.Police criminal activities: "Disorderly Conduct," listed aboveCocaine: "Blow Hard," listed aboveWhite-collar crime: "Hurricane Nevin," listed above

Should I keep going? Did you learn how to comment on articles before you learned to use Google?

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