The Florida Center for Investigative Reporting won three awards in this year’s Green Eyeshade Awards — a contest open to journalists in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia.

Tristram Korten won first place in online investigative reporting for his coverage of Florida’s “climate change” ban, with the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting winning second and third in the category. Korten’s companion radio report — which was a collaboration with WLRN — won third place in radio investigative reporting, behind reports by the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting and WABE Radio.

Eric Barton won first place in online business reporting for his reporting on Big Energy’s attempt to undermine the rooftop solar industry in Florida, with WLRN-Miami Herald News and Chattanooga Times Free Press taking second and third, respectively, in the category.