Travel writer, editor and photographer (and Mediabistro alumnus) Michael Luongo has been named the NLGJA 2013 Journalist of the Year while the Sarah Pettit LGBT Journalist of the Year Award goes to Lila Shapiro, a business writer Huffington Post. Luongo and Shapiro will be honored at NLGJA’a annual convention in Boston later this month.
The son of CBS Radio News’ Howard Arenstein is under arrest for vandalism. 23-year-old Louis Levine Arenstein is accused of defacing of several cars with swastikas in the Cathedral Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC. The elder Arenstein had his own run-in with the law in 2010 when police discovered marijuana in his home.
CNN Films’ latest documentary “Our Nixon” debuts tonight at 9pmET on CNN. The film is based on Super 8 home movies made by Nixon aides. The Baltimore Sun‘s David Zurawikcalls it, “absolutely first-rated history that instantly transports you to the tumultuous times of the late 1960s and early ’70s.”