Mark Wallace Maguire, director of the Marietta Daily Journal’s Cobb Life magazine, recently won First Place, Humorous Commentary, in the magazines category of the Green Eyeshade Awards.
The contest, sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists and now in its 63rd year, recognizes the best journalism in an 11-state competition across the southeastern United States.
Maguire’s column, “First! ... and the 5 year old” appeared in the October 2012 edition of Cobb Life. The winners were announced May 8.
Maguire had previously won second and third place awards in the Humorous and Serious Commentary categories of the Green Eyeshade Awards, but this marked his first First Place Award.
Maguire is also editor of the MDJ’s Cobb Business