Herald Wins Top Honor in Tennessee Press Public Notice Journalism Contest for 2019
April 16, 2020
KNOXVILLE, April 14, 2020 - Becky Jane Newbold, managing editor of the Lewis County Herald, has won the Tennessee Press Association’s (TPA) 2019 Public Notice Journalism Contest.
The contest recognizes journalists who use public notice, or the lack of required public notice, to raise awareness of its importance.
The judge wrote, “The Lewis County Herald wins the 2019 TPA Public Notice Journalism Contest for its comprehensive coverage of the failure of the Hohenwald City Council and other local governing bodies to adequately notify citizens of upcoming public meetings.
“Becky Jane New...