Inside GNSS Columnist Gathers Another D.C. Correspondent Award

Dee Ann Divis, an Inside GNSS contributing editor who writes the magazine’s Washington View column, continues to garner journalistic awards.

On June 9 she received the Society of Professional Journalists D.C. Chapter’s award for 2015 “Washington Correspondent” for a series of articles on unmanned aerial systems (UAS) published in Inside GNSS last year.

Her 2015 award citation for the series entitled  “Empty Skies” emphasized the “well-detailed and comprehensive handling of a complex subject. . . .”


Dee Ann Divis, an Inside GNSS contributing editor who writes the magazine’s Washington View column, continues to garner journalistic awards.

On June 9 she received the Society of Professional Journalists D.C. Chapter’s award for 2015 “Washington Correspondent” for a series of articles on unmanned aerial systems (UAS) published in Inside GNSS last year.

Her 2015 award citation for the series entitled  “Empty Skies” emphasized the “well-detailed and comprehensive handling of a complex subject. . . .”

This is the third straight year that Divis has won the best correspondent award. In 2012 she also won SPJ-DC Chapter’s highest honor, the Robert D.G. Lewis Watchdog Award.

"Once again we are delighted to see Dee Ann’s well-deserved recognition by her professional peers," said Inside GNSS editor, Glen Gibbons. "Her consistent, careful, and thorough reportage about crucial policy issues affecting the GPS and worldwide GNSS community is one of the cornerstones of Inside GNSS’s editorial coverage."

Here are some of last year’s articles on UAS written by Divis:

"Key Lawmakers Move to Put Privacy Controls in Place for UAVs"

"Special Report: UAS in the NAS"

"Lawmaker: No Prospect of Federal Funding for FAA UAS Test Ranges"

"RTCA Standards Committee Grapples with UAS Collision Avoidance Rules"

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