Texas Managing Editors

Headliners Foundation announces the Charles E. Green Awards

Each year the Headliners Foundation presents the Charles E. Green Awards in six select categories to the best print and broadcast journalists in the state. The print awards are presented in partnership with the Texas Managing Editors, and the broadcast awards are presented in partnership with the Texas Association of Broadcasters.

The Green Awards are part of the Foundation’s robust journalism awards program, which also includes the Showcase Awards for Enterprise and Innovation in Journalism. Through these contests, the Foundation awards $33,000 annually to Texas’ best journalists.


Click here to see which journalists and which newsrooms took home top honors for their work in 2022.

Texas Managing Editor Awards

Each year, the Texas Managing Editors joins with the Headliners Foundation of Texas to recognize outstanding journalism as practiced by the state’s daily newspapers.

Through this partnership, the Texas Managing Editors annual contest is complemented by a group of honors known as the Texas Headliners Excellence in Journalism Awards. Texas Managing Editors also honors newspapers and journalists from around the state with awards in 29 general categories, as well as awards for college and university publications and Spanish-language publications.

Promoting Excellence in Texas Journalism

Texas Managing Editors foster the highest standards in journalism through professional development and support of student journalists. Consisting of news leaders from throughout the state, TME offers a unique resource for Texas journalism.

Professional Development

Our annual convention offers insight into the latest industry developments and chance for Texas Managing Editors members to meet their counterparts from across the state.

Student Recruitment

Texas Managing Editors proudly awards the Buster Haas Minority Internship and Scholarship annually, providing valuable newsroom experience to a student journalist as well as a scholarship.

Honoring Results

The annual Texas Managing Editor awards reward the best work in Texas journalism, including writing, design and photography.

Submit convention registration fees here.