Printer Friendly

Milestones, awards, educational opportunities.

Jay Ambrose of the Scripps Howard Washington Bureau is the 2004 Virginius Dabney Distinguished Professor of Journalism at Virginia Commonwealth University's school of mass communications. Dabney was a longtime editor of the Richmond Times-Dispatch editorial pages.

The Chattanooga Times Free Press scored first and second place for best editorial in the large newspaper division of the Georgia Press Association's 2003 competition. The Tennessee paper, whose editorial page editor is Harry Austin, competes in Georgia because, as a border town, it circulates in both states and comments frequently on Georgia topics.

The awards were for comment on the Hope scholarships and the Confederate flag issue. The Times Free Press also won best editorial honors in the University of Tennessee-Tennessee Press Association competition for 2003.

John H. Taylor Jr., editorial page editor of the News Journal in Wilmington, Delaware, won first place for editorial writing in the AP Chesapeake Region (Maryland, Delaware, District of Columbia). Taylor's winning 2003 editorial criticized the Delaware Supreme Court for dragging its feet on allowing cameras in Delaware courtrooms.
COPYRIGHT 2004 National Conference of Editorial Writers
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2004, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Member News
Publication:The Masthead
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Sep 22, 2004
Words:172
Previous Article:Make time for Chicago's fun, professional growth.
Next Article:New members of NCEW: January 1-June 30, 2004.
Topics:


Related Articles
Clean look, short articles give weekly association newsletter the edge.
MEMBER NEWS.
Membernews: Milestones, awards, educational opportunities.
Making the most of your business, trade media opportunities.
Paul Greenberg.
'Buddy' Davis, Pulitzer winner, dead at 80.
Milestones, awards, educational opportunities.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2020 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters