Finalist - Best of Newspaper Writing - "Covering the World" Category
November 1998 – American Society of Newspaper Editors
Rhea’s story, “Alabama Feeds Mother Russia,” was featured in the 1999 edition of Best of Newspaper Writing
Read the story here.
Dow Jones Newswires Award
Rhea received the Dow Jones Newswires Award for breaking a story in the world’s largest hostile takeover (at the time).
Rhea reported that Germany’s Mannesmann and the U.K.’s Vodafone were indeed in talks on the matter and had been for several weeks, though they were denying it.