Congratulations to the 2011 Griot Drum winners

The Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists (TBABJ) is proud to announce the 2011 Griot Drum award and scholarship winners. Recipients were presented on Thursday, Nov. 17 at The Nielsen Company headquarters in Oldsmar.

The awards program honors broadcast, multimedia and print professionals for their coverage of people of color.

 

 

CATEGORY: PRINT
(Circulation under 100,000)

Deadline Reporting
Andreas Butler
Daytona Times

Investigative Reporting
Charles W. Cherry II
Florida Courier

Features Reporting
James Harper
Daytona Times

Community/Public Affairs
Florida Courier Staff

Opinion
Charles W. Cherry II
Daytona Times

CATEGORY: PRINT
(100,000 circulation or more)

Deadline Reporting
Tia Mitchell
Florida Times-Union

Features Reporting
Mary Shedden
The Tampa Tribune

Community/Public Affairs
Demorris A. Lee
St. Petersburg Times

CATEGORY: RADIO

Features Reporting
Naomi Prioleau
WUSF Public Media

Community/Public Affairs
Farah Dosani
WUSF Public Media

CATEGORY: TELEVISION

Deadline Reporting
Jennifer McVan and Eugene Perry
WFTS-TV/ABC Action News

Non-Deadline Reporting
Deiah Riley and Eugene Perry
WFTS-TV, ABC Action News

Community/Public Affairs
Lissette Campos and Eugene Perry
WFTS-TV, ABC Action News

Investigative Reporting
Matt McGlashen and Jackie Callaway
WFTS-TV, ABC Action News

CATEGORY: GRAPHICS/PHOTO

Best Photo Illustration
Kim Gibson
Florida Courier

CATEGORY: MULTIMEDIA
 
Best Multimedia News Story
Douglas R. Clifford and Demorris A. Lee
St. Petersburg Times

Best Blog
Keisha M. Pickett
BlackintheBay.com