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Alabama Media Group journalists win 38 state awards



Journalists for Alabama Media Group are being recognized with awards for news, features, sports, video, social media, podcasting, business, editorial and other categories by the 2021 Alabama Press Association Media Awards. The awards will be presented Saturday at an awards dinner at the APA’s summer convention in Orange Beach. The South Carolina Press Association membership judged this year’s 1,852 entries. Winners from Alabama Media Group, including AL.com, The Birmingham News, Mobile Press-Register and The Huntsville Times were honored with the following awards:1st place in Division A for “The only corona here is the one I’m drinking – Spring break kids mob Alabama beaches despite fears” by Chris Harress1st place in Division A for “Police wanted ‘a dog that would bite a Black person’” by Challen Stephens3rd place in Division A for “Little-known Alabama law says felons must carry special ID or go to jail” by Connor Sheets1st place in Division A for “‘I’m watching it tank: The struggles of reimagining an Alabama buffet during coronavirus” by John Sharp1st place in Division A for “Some in Alabama were ready: “People say, ‘Well what are you prepping for?’” by Sarah Whites-Koditschek1st place in Division A for “Coronavirus shrunk his Alabama congregation to 10. Then six got sick.” by Amy Yurkanin2nd place in Division A “‘Don’t let me die’: Inside the Alabama prison system’s COVID-19 quarantine ward” by Connor Sheets1st place in Division A for “Johnson on George Floyd killing: This is what happens when your knee has been on my neck” by Roy S. Johnson2nd place in Division A “Drones help police pollution in Alabama. Lawmakers want to make that a crime.” by Kyle Whitmire1st place in Division A for “‘I don’t see color’ and other things white people must stop saying to Black people” by Roy S. Johnson1st place in Division A for “Johnson: 93-year-old poll chief, who’s worked every election since 1963, embodies why we must vote” by Roy S. Johnson2nd place in Division A “In grief for normal life” by Kyle Whitmire3rd place in Division A for “May we embrace 2021 with the ‘faith’ and ‘hope’ that sustain amputee through immeasurable loss” by Roy S. Johnson1st place in Division A for “Alabama’s black doulas aim to affect racial disparities in health care and infant mortality” by Roy S. Johnson2nd place in Division A for “I’m a straight middle-aged white man. I didn’t know I owed RBG, too.” by Kyle Whitmire1st place in Division A for “Inside college football’s coronavirus information war” by John Talty2nd place in Division A for “Alabama used an app to keep students at football games.

All data is taken from the source: http://al.com
Article Link: https://www.al.com/news/2021/06/alabama-media-group-journalists-win-38-alabama-press-association-media-awards.html

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