14 April 2009
By McClatchy Newspapers
WASHINGTON — Journalists for McClatchy’s Washington Bureau, The Miami Herald and The Charlotte Observer received national awards for excellence Monday, two organizations announced.
Joseph L. Galloway, who writes a weekly column on military affairs and national security for McClatchy’s Washington Bureau that’s syndicated by Tribune Media Services, received a citation from the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). The selection of columns that won the 2008 Sigma Delta Chi award for General Column Writing dealt with the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the instability in Pakistan and the policies of former President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney.