Patriot publisher honored

DOWNEY - Jennifer DeKay-Givens, publisher of The Downey Patriot, was recognized with the Women in Media Award at a ceremony hosted by Assemblyman Hector De La Torre on March 27 at the Rio Hondo Event Center.With her husband, DeKay-Givens purchased the Patriot in October 2006 from John Adams. The newspaper has since added a Health & Wellness page with a regular column from local physician Dr. Alan Frischer; added a Student Life section with content created by Downey high school students; expanded sports coverage and added a year-in-review magazine published every December. Marisela Santana, a senior editor with the Los Angeles Wave, also was recognized with the Women in Media Award.

********** Published: April 9, 2010 - Volume 8 - Issue 51