Cynthia Sanz Receives CMA 'Media Achievement Award'
November 13, 2009 at 9:43 AM (PT)
CYNTHIA SANZ, Asst .Managing Editor for PEOPLE, received the 2009 CMA "Media Achievement Award" during the CMA AWARDS MEDIA-PUBLICIST BRUNCH leading up to the 2009 CMA AWARDS. SANZ was presented the award by WARNER BROS./NASHVILLE artist BLAKE SHELTON.
SANZ said: "It's such an honor to be recognized by the Country Music community. I love the music and I love covering it. To be able to offer our readers a peek inside the lives of so many talented, creative people is both a joy and a privilege. The people who make the music have not only opened their doors to us, they've opened their hearts and I look forward to sharing their stories for years to come."
The CMA "Media Achievement Award" was established to recognize outstanding achievements in the media as they relate to Country Music. Print and Internet journalists, columnists, authors, editors, syndicated radio reporters, television writers, producers and bookers are eligible to win this award.
SANZ serves as Editor for PEOPLE COUNTRY and is celebrating her 20th year with PEOPLE in 2009.