Odessa American staff members win Texas APME awards

first_img Facebook Local News Odessa American staff members win Texas APME awards 2021 SCHOOL HONORS: Permian High School By admin – April 15, 2018 Twitter WhatsApp Upside Down Blueberry Pie CheesecakeVirgin Coco MojitoHawaiian Roll Ham SlidersPowered By 10 Sec Mama’s Deviled Eggs NextStay Pinterest Publisher Pat Canty and editor Laura Dennis, second place in editorial writing.Will Holford’s contributed columns, first place in comment and criticism.Corey Paul, second place in deadline writing.Corey Paul, second place in business reporting.Justin Lee, second place in sports feature writing.A complete list of recognized entries from across the state can be found at TAPMEcontest.org/winners.Winning entriesThe Odessa American’s entries recognized by the Texas APME in the state’s Class 2A include:First place, Freedom of Information category: Report confirming harassment ignored in Long case, by Corey PaulFirst place, Star Investigative Report of the Year category: Corey Paul’s coverage including Hamilton berates OPD cops; OPD finds Hamilton stop proper; Who is Malcolm Hamilton?; Councilman’s abuses mountSecond place, Editorial Writing category, with entries by publisher Pat Canty and editor Laura Dennis including Facts are facts and can’t be manipulated; Midland takes Weir, Odessa takes kick to the rear; Watch and learn, Odessa; City Council insulted all OdessansSecond place, Deadline Writing category: City Council fires City Manager Richard Morton, by Corey PaulSecond place, Business Reporting category: Sand mining surges ‘like a gold rush’, by Corey PaulSecond place, Sports Feature category: ANOTHER SHOT: On-court, off-court, UTPB’s Johnnie Lacy making most of last-chance opportunity, by Justin Lee OA logo 2 wide OC employee of the year always learning 1 of 2 CORPUS CHRISTI The Texas Associated Press Managing Editors met in Corpus Christi over the weekend and awarded the state’s top journalism awards.Odessa American reporter Corey Paul won first place in the state’s Class 2A in the Star Investigative Report of the Year category, and won first place in the class’s Freedom of Information category, among other recognitions. Paul’s investigative award was for reporting on City Councilman Malcolm Hamilton and the FOI was for reporting on city attorney Larry Long’s harassment of an employee.The Odessa American placed second in the Newspaper of the Year category in its class, while also taking second in the Online Newspaper of the Year contest in the class.In addition, OA staffers won several other awards, including: Corey Paul Home Local News Odessa American staff members win Texas APME awards ECISD undergoing ‘equity audit’ Pinterest Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Previous articlePermian Basin Drilling Report: Apr. 5 – Apr. 11Next articleNORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes facing playoff elimination admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more