Solomon Crenshaw, Jr.

Available for more freelance work.

Based in the Hoover area.

   
After nearly four decades of working for The Birmingham News, Solomon Crenshaw, Jr. is now an independent contractor. During his two-year run with Alabama Media Group, he became comfortable navigating a content management system (CMS), creating and editing videos and photos, and engaging readers via social media.

   

  • Three primary areas of expertise: Writing Feature Articles, Videography, Photojournalism

  • Professional AMP and NFPW member since 2015.

  • Contact through email or his LinkedIn profile or phone 205-540-2461.

       

SOLOMON'S AWARDS

2018:

  • Bill Shelton Award from the Alabama Sports Writers Association for his contributions to the industry and community.

  • Runner-Up for Best Wrestling or Boxing Feature story by the Alabama Sports Writers Association.

  • 1st Place in the AMP Communications Contest and 2nd in the NFPW National Communications Contest - Writing Division - Specialty Article about sports

  • 1st Place in the AMP Communications Contest and Honorable Mention in the NFPW National Communications Contest - Writing Division - Specialty Article about physical health, fitness, mental health or self-help

  • 1st Place in the AMP Communications Contest - Writing Division - Feature Story for a print-based newspaper

  • 1st Place in the AMP Communications Contest  - Writing Division - Personality Profile More than 500 Words

   

2017:

  • 1st Place in the AMP Communications Contest and 2nd Place in the NFPW National Communications Contest - Writing Division - Specialty Articles - Sports

  • 1st Place in the AMP Communications Contest  - Writing Division - Personality Profile More than 500 Words

  • 2nd Place in the AMP Communications Contest - Writing Division - Feature Story for Print-Based Newspaper

   

2016:

  • 1st Place in the AMP Communications Contest and 3rd Place in the NFPW National Communications Contest - Writing Division - Feature Story for Online Edition

  • 1st Place in the AMP Communications Contest  - Writing Division - Personality Profile More than 500 Words

  • 1st Place in the AMP Communications Contest and 2nd Place in the NFPW National Communications Contest - Writing Division - Specialty Articles - Sports

   

2013:

  • Best Wrestling and Boxing Feature in the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame contest.

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