The Express Wins Two Awards in National Contest

The Express won two awards in the annual Association of Alternative Newsmedia contest, the results of which were announced last weekend. Contributor (and former music editor) Rachel Swan won a first-place award in the arts feature category for her cover story, “The Shrinking Stage,” which detailed how Bay Area theater companies were forced to book one-person shows to save money during the recesssion. And co-editor Kathleen Richards won a third-place award in the long-form news category for her cover story, “How Much Garbage Does It Take to Treat a Patient?” Her report shed light on the fact that the medical industry has been slow to recycle.

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