Sandboxx News is thrilled to announce that our editor-in-chief, Alex Hollings, has been nominated for five separate awards from the 2023 Defence Media Awards. The nominations recognize his outstanding contributions to defense journalism, covering a breadth of topics ranging from aviation technology to new practices in basic training.
Four of Hollings’ nominations come for his written work published on Sandboxx News, while the fifth is for his video content published on Sandboxx’s YouTube channel – marking the first such nomination for Sandboxx’s web series, Airpower with Alex Hollings.
The nominations for the Defence Media Awards are as follows:
- Best Rotorcraft Submission: Did the Army make the right choice with the V-280 Valor?
- Best Military Propulsion Submission: DARPA’s new missile hints at truly game-changing technology
- Best Training, Simulation and Readiness Submission: An exclusive look at how the Army is training drill sergeants for a new era
- Best Mobile Combat Systems Submission: The S-400 myth: Why Russia’s air defense prowess is exaggerated
- Best Digital Submission (YouTube): Why China and Russia can track the F-35
These nominations highlight the diverse range of topics that Sandboxx News covers while demonstrating Hollings’ deep understanding of complex defense issues.
Alex Hollings recently took to YouTube to share his gratitude for these nominations:
Alex’s well-researched and engaging writing style has captivated readers and established him as a leading voice in defense media. His ability to provide in-depth analysis and shed light on critical military matters has earned him a dedicated following across a variety of social media platforms, including a growing community on TikTok.
The Defence Media Awards celebrate excellence in defense journalism and recognize journalists who consistently deliver high-quality reporting and analysis.