Berens, Aleccia win National Press Club awards

Pia Christensen

About Pia Christensen

Pia Christensen (@AHCJ_Pia) is the managing editor/online services for AHCJ. She manages the content and development of, coordinates AHCJ's social media efforts and edits and manages production of association guides, programs and newsletters.

Two AHCJ members have won 2009 National Press Club awards.

The Seattle TimesMichael Berens and Ken Armstrong won the newspaper Consumer Journalism Award for newspapers for their project about methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), “Culture of Resistance.”

An team that includes JoNel Aleccia won the Joan M. Friedenberg Online Journalism Award for “The Elkhart Project,” an ongoing look at Elkhart, Ind., intended to provide perspective on the national recession.

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