Among the finalists for the 2009 AltWeekly Awards is the Birmingham Weekly‘s Kyle Whitmire in the Political Column (circulation under 50,000) category. (Whitmire is also a co-founder of Media of Birmingham.) The list came out Tuesday.
This is Whitmire’s third AltWeekly award, sponsored by the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies. His entries:
- Gettin’ Gay with Leapin’ Larry,
- Alabama Exceptionalism,
- Leapin’ Larry Fights the Feds
The competing entries come from Ted S. McGregor of the Pacific Northwest Inlander (Spokane, Wash.) and the staff of the San Luis Obispo (Calif.) New Times.
The winners will be announced June 26 in Tucson.
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