Times Free Press honored in Green Eyeshade journalism awards

The Chattanooga Times Free Press building on East 11th Street.

The Chattanooga Times Free Press was recognized for its work in the Society of Professional Journalists' Green Eyeshade Awards.

The Times Free Press won 10 awards, including two first-place awards, in the contest among news organizations across 11 Southeastern states.

Times Free Press first-place awards were for:

» Editorial cartoons, for a collection of work by Clay Bennett.

» Magazine illustrations, for Cameron Morgan's "20 Under 40" design in Chatter magazine.

Second-place awards were for:

» Sports commentary, for David Cook's series about the revival of baseball at The Howard School.

» Magazine feature writing, for stories by Myron Madden in Chatter.

» Magazine graphics, for Eric Taylor's design on a story about wildfires in GetOut magazine.

Third-place awards were for:

» Magazine feature writing, for stories by Sunny Montgomery in GetOut.

» Investigative reporting, for stories by Judy Walton on the Bradley County Sheriff's Office.

» Feature photography for photos by Doug Strickland.

» Sports photography for photos by C.B. Schmelter.

» Online deadline reporting, for Emmett Gienapp's coverage of shootings.

Since 1950, the Green Eyeshade Awards have honored the best journalism in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia.