Former Florida/Georgia Star Reporter Wins Awards

Times-Georgian Managing Editor Bruce Browning and Arthia Nixon.
Times-Georgian Managing Editor Bruce Browning and Arthia Nixon. (Photo by Erin McSwain)

Arthia Nixon, who got her start in news as a 16 year-old reporter for The Tribune in Nassau, Bahamas has won three journalism awards in the 2017 Georgia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest.
Nixon won third place in both Religion Coverage and Investigative Reporting, as well as second place for Hard News Writing.
This is Nixon’s first year entering the contest as a staff member for the Times-Georgian newspaper, Carroll County’s most trusted information leader since 1871. The newspaper won third place in General Excellence and received a total of 12 individual awards, inclusive of Nixon’s. Their sister paper, the Douglas County Sentinel earned 10 awards.
Among the highlights of Nixon’s career in journalism, she has worked with The Florida and Georgia Star newspapers, Air Currents in-flight magazine and has been featured in many international publications as a writer. She is also an award-winning publicist and author and writes for the Times-Georgian’s magazine, West Georgia Weekly.