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Defense News and C4ISRNET journalists win two Dateline Awards and two Aerospace Media Awards

Written by Christine Aquino June 21, 2021 0 comment

ARLINGTON, VA., June 21, 2021 – Last week, the Society of Professional Journalists’ DC chapter announced its annual Dateline Awards and the Aerospace Media Dinner held its regular ceremony. Defense News and C4ISRNET came away as winners at both.

Dateline Award Winners:

Aerospace Media Award Winners:

Insinna’s winning story for Best Military Aviation Submission has become one of the most popular Defense News stories in recent years.

“All these pieces are great examples of our talent and initiative during a trying year,” said Mike Gruss, editor-in-chief at Sightline Media Group, parent company of Defense News and C4ISRNET.

In addition to the winning stories, Defense News and C4ISRNET had 7 finalists between the two major award programs.



About Defense News & C4ISRNET

Defense News and C4ISRNET are part of Sightline Media Group, which also publishes, Military Times, Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times, Marine Corps Times, and Federal Times. Defense News is the authoritative, independent, professional news source for the world’s defense decision-makers. In print and online, Defense News provides the global defense community with trusted coverage on defense policies, politics, legislation, worldwide market developments, trends, technologies, programs, budgets, and more. C4ISRNET is the premier multimedia destination for defense and government communities to stay connected to technology and network innovations. C4ISRNET is dedicated to the technologies of communications, defense and intelligence IT, unmanned systems and sensors, GEOINT, and cyber. Officials rely on C4ISRNET for information on advanced weapons platforms, sensor systems, command and control centers and more. For the latest, visit and