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Auburn University Journalism Awards to honor distinguished journalists, historian

AUBURN – Longtime ABC News correspondent Jim Wooten and widely regarded Auburn historian and activist Wayne Flynt are among the five honorees chosen to receive the 2012 Auburn Journalism Awards.

The other honorees are Valley Times-News publisher Cy Wood, Alabama High School Athletic Association Communication director Ron Ingram and al.com senior producer Vickey Hunt Williams. The awards will be presented at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center on Friday, April 27, at 11:30 a.m.

In presenting the annual awards, the Auburn University Journalism Advisory Council seeks “to recognize and honor the best professional performers in our field with Alabama roots,” said Roy Bain, Auburn Journalism Awards committee chairman.

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