Teresa Walker receives JEM 2020 Alumna of the Year award
Teresa Walker, pro football writer for The Associated Press in Tennessee, is the 2020 Alumna of the Year for the School of Journalism and Electronic Media.
A three-time Tennessee Sportswriter of the Year recipient, Walker was elected to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association’s Hall of Fame in 2020.
Furthermore, Walker won a 2015 APSE award for a feature from the Masters, and she is also a two-time president of the Pro Football Writers Association in Nashville and past president of the Tennessee Sports Writers Association.
Walker has come full circle with UT’s recognition of her work.
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New TPA Hall of Fame
The Tennessee Newspaper Hall of Fame housed in the Communications Building was updated this summer for the first time since its establishment in the 1960s. The new display offers an up-to-date digital display of the TPA’s Hall of Fame Inductees. Greg Sherrill, Executive Director of the Tennessee Press Association, had this to say about the renovation.
Two years ago, Jones Media President and CEO Gregg Jones had a vision for reinventing the Hall with a dynamic, interactive gallery. The museum-quality, interactive display that you see now allows users to connect these historically significant individuals with their many accomplishments and additions … Read more “New TPA Hall of Fame”