Brumfield wins award
by MBJ Staff
Published: October 9,2011
Patsy R. Brumfield, a writer for the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, has received the University of Mississippi’s highest journalism award. The Silver Em award was presented to Brumfield at an Oct. 13 event in Oxford.
Brumfield, a McComb native who studied journalism at Ole Miss, covers courts and politics for the Tupelo paper, where she has worked since 2003.
She began her career at the McComb Enterprise-Journal and the Times-Picayune in New Orleans before returning to McComb, where she became managing editor. Her career also included stints at The Clarion-Ledger and in state government in the Secretary of State’s Office and as a member of the staff of the state Senate and lieutenant governor.
The Silver Em has been awarded annually since 1958.
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