National editors’ group recognizes AAJA members

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AAJA Seattle member Nicole Tsong has been named one of this year’s Diversity Fellows by the American Association of Sunday and Features Editors. The fellowship is awarded to journalists of color who specialize in features coverage to attend the AASFE annual conference, which takes place in Houston this October. As one of five fellows, Nicole will meet other journalists who specialize in lifestyles coverage and hear about what other features sections are doing. Congrats can be sent to

The national association also recognized AAJA Seattle member Karen Gaudette in this year’s Excellence in Feature Writing contest. She received an honorable mention in feature specialty reporting for a collection of stories. Congratulations can be sent to

Don’t forget to keep AAJA abreast of your news! Let us know if you’ve received an award or honor by e-mailing

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Sanjay Bhatt jumped into journalism in 1996, landing his first job at The Times Leader, a daily in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. He juggled covering 12 school districts and loved turning out enterprising, investigative pieces. Within a year, he got hired by The Palm Beach Post of West Palm Beach, Fla., where he spent the next six years building a reputation as a top health reporter. The biggest story he covered there was the 2001 anthrax investigation. In 2003, he joined The Seattle Times, where he has examined public schools, neighborhood issues, the economic crisis and local government. He enjoys producing mini-documentaries, trying new ideas online and learning new technologies. View all posts by sbhatt →
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