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

October 1999

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.