The Waldo Proffitt Award for Excellence in Environmental Journalism in Florida

Deadline to enter: March 31

The School of Mass Communications at the University of South Florida invites entries for the 2012 Waldo Proffitt Award for Excellence in Environmental Journalism in Florida.

The award recognizes distinguished examples of daily and weekly newspaper reporting and commentary about environmental issues in Florida. The Waldo Proffitt Award was established in 1998 by . . . → Read More: The Waldo Proffitt Award for Excellence in Environmental Journalism in Florida

Herald’s Jacqueline Charles is Hansell award winner

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Jacqueline Charles

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Miami Herald’s Jacqueline Charles won a top award Thursday at the annual convention of Florida’s news publishers and editors for her coverage of last year’s Haitian earthquake and its aftermath.

Charles won the Paul Hansell Award, named in honor of a longtime Florida bureau chief for The . . . → Read More: Herald’s Jacqueline Charles is Hansell award winner