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2014-2015 Grady Publications Awards Summary

2014-2015 Journalism Awards STAFF AWARDS Grady News Now 2015 Georgia Scholastic Press Association All-Georgia Award (best in state) 2015 GSPA General Excellence Award (best in state among small schools) 2015 GSPA superior rating  Nexus magazine 2015 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Crown Award (among top 19 CSPA high school magazines) 2015 GSPA excellent rating 2014 CSPA Gold Circle First Place […]

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GNN, Southerner named best in Georgia as Grady staffs capture 51 GSPA awards

GNN, Southerner named best in Georgia as Grady staffs capture 51 GSPA awards

  ATHENS – Grady News Now and The Southerner were named the top broadcast and newspaper programs in Georgia, and senior Mary Claire Morris was recognized as the state’s journalist of the year at the 2015 Georgia Scholastic Press Association Awards Ceremony Friday afternoon at the Tate Center at the University of Georgia. The staffs of GNN, The Southerner and […]

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S’ner, Nexus capture SIPA baker’s dozen

Student journalists from The Southerner and Nexus won a baker’s dozen of 2015 Southern Interscholastic Press Association Writing Contest awards, SIPA officials announced at their annual convention in Columbia, S.C., on Sunday. Grady journalists earned four first-place awards, four second-place awards, four third-place awards, and an honorable mention. First-place winners included Mallory Hazell (sports column), Ben Simonds-Malamud (feature story), Josh […]

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CSPA awards S’ner 12 Gold Circle Awards

The Southerner staff learned today that it had won 12 2015 Digital Media Gold Circle Awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. The tally included three first-place awards, one each for Josh Weinstock (on-campus personal opinion), Jennifer Steckl (photo illustration) and Quinn Mulholland (interactive graphic). Weinstock was the winner or co-winner of four of the 12 Gold Circle Awards. Senior […]

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Current S’ner staff deemed All-Southern

The Southerner staff learned on Feb. 4 that it had received an ALL-SOUTHERN rating—the highest possible evaluation rating—from the Southern Interscholastic Press Association (at the University of South Carolina). The award marks the first staff award for the current publication year. In order to be evaluated, the staff submitted the first two editions from the fall 2014 semester. The staff […]

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Nexus, S’ner named CSPA Crown finalists

We are pleased to announce that Nexus magazine and The Southerner have both been named 2015 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Crown Award finalists. For Nexus, it’s the fourth year in a row that the staff has been named a Crown Award finalist. Finalists receive either Gold or Silver Crown Awards at the CSPA annual convention next March. If The Southerner wins […]

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S’ner, Nexus take home national honors

The Southerner and Nexus magazine have captured several first-place national honors this semester. The Southerner staff captured the most recent of these on Saturday Nov. 8 when it learned that it had received a 2014 Newspaper Pacemaker Award from the National Scholastic Press Association. NSPA officials announced the award at the annual NSPA/Journalism Educations Association Fall National High School Journalism […]

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Grady journalists earn awards from state press association

Grady journalists earn awards from state press association

  Below is a recount of the staff and individual awards that Grady journalists received today from the Georgia Scholastic Press Association. 2013-2014 General Excellence Competition All-Georgia (best in state) Small-School Newspapers The Southerner General Excellence Ratings Small-School Newspapers The Southerner, superior Newsmagazines Nexus, excellent Small-School News Website The Southerner Online, superior Nexus Magazine Online, excellent 2013-2014 Individual Award Winners […]

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Django’s unchained word choice has dark consequences

It’s safe to say that racism and the near 300 years of strife and conflict it caused our nation has been the most detrimental force in American history. In fact, any instance of one human oppressing another (for any reason) has the tendency to negatively effect whole countries. Discrimination stunts the growth of nations as well as individuals. That’s probably […]

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Barr Award winner expresses gratitude to peers, principal, Guild

Barr Award winner expresses gratitude to peers, principal, Guild

Shaun Kleber, the high school winner of the 2012 David S. Barr Award delivered this speech on Tuesday at the 2012 Newspaper Guild-Communications Workers of America Freedom Fund Award Banquet in Linthicum, Md. To hear the speech, click on the video box below. The video is of the entire banquet and Kleber’s address starts just before the 23:00 mark in […]

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