The National Federation of Press Women has named its nominees for Communicator of Achievement, which include Wichita Professional Communicators member Gwen
Larson has worked in journalism and communication for 36 years, with 17 years at The Emporia Gazette as a reporter and editor. She also had a weekly column titled “Full House,” about her family life which includes her husband and three sons.
After her time at the Gazette, she worked for Emporia State University’s marketing and media relations department, where she now serves as director of media relations.
She’s been a member of NFPW since 2004 where she’s also served in appointed and elected roles for Kansas Professional Communicators.
Kansas Professional Communicators will honor this year’s nominee, as well as previous years’ nominees, at a June 11 luncheon in Goddard. More details are to come. Previous nominees who will be honored at the luncheon include 2020 nominee Pris Chansky and 2021 nominee Beth Bower.
The Communicator of Achievement award is considered KPC’s highest honor. The award recipient then competes for NFPW’s Communicator of Achievement award.