US Defense Watch reporter wins the Military Reporters and Editors Association award for commentary

Congratulations to US Defense Watch reporter and veteran journalist, Susan Katz Keating, whose essay,  “Sleeping With the Enemy: Chance Encounter at Sea Gives Fan Renewed Hope for Beleaguered Army Football,” won the Military Reporters and Editors association award for commentary. In the piece, Keating chronicles her effort to get Navy Football Coach Ken Niumatalol to let Army win a game.

The Military Reporters and Editors association has awarded its journalism prizes for 2015-2016 to reporters and photographers for stories on veterans’ lack of health care, World War II, Seal Team 6, the complex history of Russia-U.S. relations, problems with military survivors’ benefits and more.

Faculty from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University judged the contest.

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