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

St. Petersburg Times wins ASNE award

The American Society of News Editors recognized three Florida publications in its annual journalism contest.

Michael Kruse of the St. Petersburg Times won the Distinguished Writing Award for Nondeadline Writing.

Additionally, the staff of The Palm Beach Post were finalists for the Jesse Laventhol Prize for Deadline News Reporting, and Paige St. John of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune was . . . → Read More: St. Petersburg Times wins ASNE award