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D.C. Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists Recognizes Outstanding Work by Our Newsroom in the 2023 Dateline Awards

Written by Stephanie Gildea May 23, 2023 0 comment

Arlington, VA., May 23, 2023 – Last week, the D.C. chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) unveiled the finalists for this year’s highly esteemed Dateline Awards, and we are thrilled to announce that Sightline Media Group has received 11 award nominations, marking one of our best showings in the recent history of this award.

The SPJ Dateline Awards celebrate excellence in journalism and recognize the outstanding contributions of journalists across various categories. We are proud to have our talented team members named as finalists in several prominent categories, exemplifying their dedication and commitment to delivering impactful news stories.

The finalists from our newsroom for the 2023 Dateline Awards, Newsletter/Trade Publication Category are as follows:

We are also delighted that Geoff Ziezulewicz’s exceptional stories on the Walter Reed Barracks have earned a finalist position in the awards’ online category for non-breaking news. We encourage everyone to read or revisit this outstanding body of work, which is linked above. It represents ambitious and inspiring journalism at its finest.

The winners of the SPJ Dateline Awards will be officially announced on June 13 at the annual Dateline Awards and Hall of Fame Dinner at the National Press Club. We eagerly anticipate the results and are optimistic about the possibility of our newsroom achieving further recognition for the remarkable contributions made by our talented journalists.

For media inquiries or further information, please contact:

Stephanie Gildea
VP of Marketing
Sightline Media Group



About Sightline Media Group

Sightline Media Group is an independent news organization covering military, defense, public sector, federal technology, C4ISR and cyber defense. Its publications include Defense News, Military Times, Army Times, Marine Corps Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times, Federal Times, and C4ISRNET. Headquartered in Arlington VA with journalists around the globe, our mission is to provide unparalleled coverage and analysis of the government, defense and military sectors, enabling our readers to stay informed. We understand the critical importance of accurate and reliable reporting, and our award-winning newsroom has established itself as a trusted source of information – the leading voice in the industry. For more information, visit