Arts News: ArtsATL editor wins prestigious award

cathyCongratulations are in order for Catharine Fox, the executive director and editor of our sister publication ArtsATL, for having won an important award from Emory College. Here’s the story from Atlanta.

ATLANTA – Catherine Fox, ArtsATL’s executive director and editor, has received the 2013 Community Impact Administrator Arts Award from the Emory College Center for Creativity & Arts.

In a ceremony at the Creativity & Arts Soiree, Leslie Taylor, the center’s executive director, praised Fox’s “vision and persistence in demanding that Atlanta deserves intelligent and accessible arts coverage. Cathy’s vision, initiative and dedication are exemplary, nay heroic! The importance of the site to the Atlanta arts community cannot be overstated. ArtsATL not only keeps audience members engaged in the vibrant Atlanta arts community, but the arts criticism serves the important role of keeping our arts organizations accountable, fresh and innovative.”

(Click here to read the rest of Scott Freeman’s story on ArtsATL).

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Scott Freeman is deputy editor of ArtsATL. He has worked at Atlanta Magazine and Creative Loafing and has received three Green Eyeshade Awards and an award for feature writing from the Football Writers Association of America. His oral history of the Cabbagetown music scene in 2010 was recognized by the Association of Alternative Newsmedia. He is the author of four books, including biographies of the Allman Brothers Band and Otis Redding, and is at work on another.

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