Jeff McCarter and Free Spirit Media receive Gene Burd Urban Journalism Award

by FSM Communications

 FSM participants and staff with Gary Gumpert, president of Urban Communication Foundation. Left to right: Michael Key Jr., Gary Gumpert, Jeff McCarter, KeOne Dixon, Corlicia Tolliver

FSM participants and staff with Gary Gumpert, president of Urban Communication Foundation. Left to right: Michael Key Jr., Gary Gumpert, Jeff McCarter, KeOne Dixon, Corlicia Tolliver

The Urban Communication Foundation awarded Jeff McCarter and Free Spirit Media the Gene Burd Urban Journalism Award for high quality urban media reporting, critical analysis, and research relevant to city problems, programs, policies, and public priorities in urban life and culture. The award was presented on August 10 at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference.