Three students recognized for journalistic excellence

From left: Eduardo Medina, Chip Brownlee, and Nathan King
Pictured above, from left, Eduardo Medina, Chip Brownlee, and Nathan King

Three liberal arts students are being recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists for their extraordinary work on The Auburn Plainsman. Nathan King, Eduardo Medina, and Chip Brownlee each received Green Eyeshade awards. 

Nathan King took first place for Best Sports Writer in the South; Eduardo Medina took second place for Best Feature Writer in the South; and Chip Brownlee took second place for Best Designer in the South.
The Green Eyeshades have recognized the very best journalism in the southeastern United States – which now includes print, television, radio, and online – since 1950. Entries were judged by dozens of professional journalists from outside the southern United States. Other judges then selected the overall best-in-show winners from all entries.

"I would like to congratulate Nathan, Eduardo and Chip on their Green Eyeshade Awards. These awards are well-deserved recognitions of their merits as journalists and I applaud their dedication, hard work, and talent," said College of Liberal Arts Dean Joseph Aistrup.
Winners will be featured on the Society of Professional Journalists’ website. SPJ is the nation’s largest journalism organization, and the coverage will be suitable for linking on internship and job applications.


Last Updated: June 21, 2019