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2015 Mike Quinn Awards Luncheon

Celebrating Texas Journalism

“Breaking News and Beyond” featuring award-winning journalists:

 Jeremy Schwartz, reporter, Austin American-Statesman, and 2014 Green winner, Star Breaking News Report of the Year, “SXSW Crash”

Melissa Correa, Emmy award-winning reporter, KRGV-TV, Weslaco, and winner of Texas AP Broadcasters FOI Award for “Police Chief Shot”

Dr. Seema Yasmin, staff writer at The Dallas Morning News, a professor of public health in practice at The University of Texas at Dallas and 2014 Showcase Silver Award winner for “Ebola in Dallas”

At the Awards Lunch, the 2014 Showcase Award for Enterprise and Innovation winnersCharles E. Green Award winners, and 2015/2016 scholarship recipients were recognized. The award-winning journalists discussed what makes their news organizations dig further when news stories break, i.e., when spot coverage transforms into enterprise and the commitment that it entails.

To view a compelling introductory video of the award-winning journalists’ work produced by KVUE-TV in Austin, click here.

To view a video of the luncheon keynote presentation, click here.

Event Photos by Jim Innes, Innes International Images.