WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington Automotive Press Association (WAPA) awarded Angela Greiling Keane, a reporter for Bloomberg News, with the annual Golden Quill Award. Greiling Keane was honored for her in-depth look at the Department of Energy's (DOE) loan program to support the development of alternative fuel vehicles.
"Angela's fresh look at the DOE program stood out from the crowd as she uncovered some surprises about Democrats and Republicans," said Jessica Anderson, WAPA's President. "Her work exemplified everything that WAPA stands for – tough, objective reporting of the auto industry."
Each year at the Washington Auto Show, WAPA recognizes an exemplary journalist with the Golden Quill Award for their work covering the automotive industry. It can be a single article or a series of related articles published in the previous year.
"I'm honored to receive the Golden Quill from WAPA, which plays a crucial role in bringing together news makers and news gatherers in the auto industry," said Angela Greiling Keane. In this changing era of journalism, it's all the more important to recognize and reward news reporting that takes time and gets beneath the surface."
To read Angela's winning series click on the following links:
- Obama's $5 Billion Delivers Slow Jolt to Electric Vehicles: Cars
- Loan Foe Ryan Sought Riskier Practices on Electric-Car Aid
- Electric-Car Loans Dry Up After Solyndra as U.S. Election Nears
- Obama's Green-Car Plan Runs Into Alternative-Fuel Limits: Cars
- Tesla Told to Speed Up Repayment of U.S. Loan After Modification
The goals of the Washington Automotive Press Association are to improve communication between automotive journalists in the Baltimore-Washington area and the automotive industry, regulators, and other related groups and further the accuracy and quality of automotive journalism. To learn more about WAPA and its networking and information-sharing opportunities for our members – go to www.washautopress.org.
SOURCE Washington Automotive Press Association