2017 Paul Hansell Contest Deadline Extended To Sept. 25

Entries have opened for the Paul Hansell Award for Distinguished Achievement in Florida Journalism. The contest is open to all individuals who write for a Florida newspaper. The winner receives $1,000. The late Paul Hansell was a long-time Associated Press bureau chief in Florida and a former member of FSNE.

Deadline for the contest has been extended . . . → Read More: 2017 Paul Hansell Contest Deadline Extended To Sept. 25

2017 FSNE Journalism Contest Results

Division A

Newspapers with daily circulation of 125,000 or more

Gold Medal
Staff

Miami Herald/El Nuevo Herald

The Panama Papers: Florida Edition

Breaking News Reporting
Staff

Orlando Sentinel

Pulse Massacre Breaking-News Coverage

Second Place
Staff

The Miami Herald

Fidel Castro’s death

Third Place
Staff

Miami Herald

The Death of Jose Fernandez

Features & Enterprise Writing
Lane DeGregory

Tampa Bay Times

A collection of work by Lane . . . → Read More: 2017 FSNE Journalism Contest Results

2016 FSNE Journalism Contest Results

Division A

Newspapers with daily circulation of 125,000 or more

Breaking News Reporting
First Place
Zachary T. Sampson, Curtis Krueger, Dan Sullivan, Josh Solomon

Tampa Bay Times

The Death of Phoebe Jonchuck

Second Place
Ben Montgomery, Zachary Sampson, Craig Pittman, Josh Solomon

Tampa Bay Times

Florida Mailman Lands Gyrocopter on U.S. Capitol Lawn

Third Place
Linda Trischitta, Erika Pesantes, Emily Miller, Brittany Wallman, . . . → Read More: 2016 FSNE Journalism Contest Results

2014 FSNE Journalism Contest Results

Division A

Newspapers with daily circulation of 125,000 or more

Gold Medal for Public Service
First Place
Michael Kruse, Don Morris, Lee Glynn, Alexis Sanchez, Tom Bassinger, Maurice Rivenbark, Bill Duryea

Tampa Bay Times

The last voyage of the Bounty

Daily deadline
First Place
Staff

Orlando Sentinel

George Zimmerman Trial Verdict

Second Place
Ivan Penn, Drew Harwell, Barbara Behrendt, Jeff Harrington, Robert Trigaux

Tampa . . . → Read More: 2014 FSNE Journalism Contest Results

The Paul Hansell Award for Distinguished Achievement in Florida Journalism

Deadline to enter: April 5, 2013

The Paul Hansell Award for Distinguished Achievement in Florida Journalism will be presented at the Florida Society of News Editors annual convention during a luncheon Friday, July 19 at the JW Marriott Grand Lakes in Orlando. The contest is open to all individuals who write for a Florida newspaper. The winner . . . → Read More: The Paul Hansell Award for Distinguished Achievement in Florida Journalism

The Paul Hansell Award for Distinguished Achievement in Florida Journalism

Deadline to enter: March 30

The Paul Hansell Award for Distinguished Achievement in Florida Journalism will be presented at the Florida Society of News Editors annual convention on July 5-7 in Destin. The contest is open to all individuals who write for a Florida newspaper. The winner receives $1,000.

The late Paul Hansell was a long-time Associated Press . . . → Read More: The Paul Hansell Award for Distinguished Achievement in Florida Journalism

National Freedom of Information Coalition: Sunshine Week ‘Local Heroes’ Award

Sunshine Week “Local Heroes” Award

Across America, people are making a difference in their communities by utilizing information gleaned from freedom of information laws.

To recognize these “Local Heroes,” Sunshine Week is seeking nominations for its annual awards to individuals who have played a significant role in fighting for transparency in government. The award is presented each year . . . → Read More: National Freedom of Information Coalition: Sunshine Week ‘Local Heroes’ Award