Months of wall-to-wall coverage of Amazon’s plans to come to Crystal City and Pentagon City have been recognized by the D.C. Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Airey, Vernon Miles, Kalina Newman, Alex Koma were all named winners of the 2019 Dateline Award for online business reporting, citing ARLnow’s “hyperlocal coverage of Amazon.” Airey, who left ARLnow in November and currently works as a freelance journalist, was also a finalist in two other categories; online non-breaking news and best reporting:

Julia Airey, Arlington Now: Inside the Fight over Access to Criminal Case Documents in Arlington

Julia Airey, The DCist and The DC Line: D.C. emergency response coverage