Kristin Henning Wins IFWTWA 2018 Excellence in Journalism Award

By: International Food Wine and Travel Writers Assoc
Kristin Henning
Kristin Henning
LOS ANGELES - Jan. 3, 2019 - PRLog -- Every year, IFWTWA regular members can submit their best work to the Excellence in Journalism Award competition. In 2018, there were several entries that proved IFWTWA members have what it takes to excel in the food-, wine- and travel-writing fields. But only one entry can rise to the top and receive the award.

Kristin Henning is the winner of the 2018 Excellence in Journalism Award for her story "Finding Your Rhythm on the Camino de Santiago."

"Finding Your Rhythm on the Camino de Santiago" virtually puts the reader on the road with Kristin. The story is not only rich in its descriptions of the experience but also explores the question of what might motivate one to take on the popular pilgrimage. The story goes beyond mere place to plumb the depths of what makes walking the Camino a transformative experience.

Kristin's background includes a 30-year career in publishing. After she left that career, she and her husband set out on a journey to see the world. Walking Spain's Camino de Santiago was one of their many adventures. Their website, tells the stories of their travels. In addition to writing for, Kristin is a freelance writer and a regular contributor to radio and podcasts.

Kristin's award includes a $500 cash prize, an award certificate, and promotion via press release, social media and the IFWTWA website.  You can read Kristin's winning story at

The International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA) is a  mutual benefit not-for-profit corporation (501(c)(6) with a public charter to evaluate and improve the travel and hospitality industry.

Our members represent a global network of storytelling content creators: travel journalists, photojournalists, podcasters, videographers, radio and television hosts who report on the travel and hospitality industry. Many specialize solely in one area of food, wine or travel reporting. Others pursue niches reporting on communications, historic, cultural or other specialty topical areas of interest to the public.

Our associate members are industry professionals. They run hotels, public relations firms, theme attractions, convention and visitor's bureaus, destination management organizations, and tourism boards.

Associate and regular members partner with one another through Association conferences, media trips, and regional events to ensure the global coverage of the industry.

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