Knoxville News Sentinel

2012 History in the Media Award

Knoxville News Sentinel, Knox County & Regional, for exceptional commitment to coverage of the Civil War Sesquicentennial.  Especially  recognized were Sunday editor Steve Ahillen, KNS life editor Susan Alexander, and feature writers Amy McRary, Matt Lakin, Fred Brown, and Jim Balloch, whose meticulous research and compelling stories touch the hearts of readers and increase the understanding of this tragic time in our history.