DEADLINE: Waldo Proffitt Award for Excellence in Environmental Journalism in Florida

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April 19, 2021

The Zimmerman School of Advertising & Mass Communications at the University of South Florida invites entries for the 2021 Waldo Proffitt Award for Excellence in Environmental Journalism in Florida. Deadline: Apr 19, 2021.

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 the friends of Waldo Proffitt, a former editor of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, to honor his legacy. The award is made possible by the Waldo Proffitt Scholarship Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Inc.

The $1,000 award is given for outstanding achievement in a published story or series of stories, commentary or editorials published in a Florida daily or weekly newspaper during the previous calendar year.

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