Metro's own columnist Ernest Owens has been nominated for an award from Philadelphia's Pen & Pencil Club.

Owens is nominated for the Pen & Pencil Club's Best Multimedia Journalist of 2015.

Owens works as a reporter, Metro's columnist behind "The Ernest Opinion" and as host of his PhillyCAM show, "Ernestly Speaking."

To vote for Multimedia Journalist and in other categories, visit PenandPencil.org. Any one can vote.

Founded in 1892, the Pen & Pencil Club is the oldest continuously operating press club in America, and the second oldest in the world.

To read Owens' columns for Metro, visit metro.us/ernest-owens.