As the tally of newspapers have contracted over time, state and regional contests have also disappeared. But the Green Eyeshade Award proudly carries on, and this year celebrates its 70th year. Chosen by the southern wing of the Society of Professional Journalists, the 2020 winners have been announced.
A big congratulations to this year’s winners in the Editorial Cartoon/Newspapers category:
- First Place: Freelance – Robert Ariail, 2019 cartoons
- Second Place: Aiken Standard – Al Goodwyn, Al Goodwyn Collection
- Third Place: Chattanooga Times Free Press – Clay Bennett, The Editorial Cartoons of Clay Bennett
Since 1950, The Green Eyeshades have recognized the very best journalism in the southeastern United States – which now includes print, television, radio, and online. It is open to journalists working in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia.