Telegraph reporters Amy Leigh Womack and Joe Kovac Jr. are 2011 Green Eyeshade Awards finalists for their work covering the slaying of Mercer University law school graduate Lauren Giddings.
Kovac and Womack, guided by Senior Local News Editor Oby Brown, have distinguished themselves with their extensive and in-depth coverage of the Giddings case, Telegraph Executive Editor Sherrie Marshall said.
is also an individual finalist in the feature-writing category.
Kovac is a senior enterprise reporter.
He joined the Telegraph staff in 1991.
has been a Livingston Award finalist and a Pulliam Fellow.
Over the years, his
stories have earned statewide Associated Press and Georgia Press Association
is a Warner Robins native and a University of Georgia