NPR Reporter Wins Science Reporting Prize
September 12, 2008 at 3:04 PM (PT)
NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO Science Correspondent JOE PALCA has been named as the 2008 winner of the VICTOR COHN PRIZE FOR EXCELLENCE IN MEDICAL SCIENCE REPORTING by the COUNCIL FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE WRITING, according to an NPR press release reported by the POYNTER INSTITUTE's JIM ROMENESKO.
The award is being given to PALCA for his coverage of a wide range of medical topics, including a 2006 series reviewing reports he made 10 years earlier to measure the progress of the breakthroughs he originally featured. PALCA will be presented with a $3,000 check and certificate at an awards dinner on OCTOBER 28th in PALO ALTO, CA.