Stephens Media’s “American Valor” series wins award

NEW YORK — “Saluting American Valor,” a series of stories published by Stephens Media that detailed the actions of U.S. service members decorated for combat heroism in Iraq and Afghanistan, has been awarded a prize for achievement.

The 54-part newspaper series that was accompanied by an interactive website and spawned a book of the same name, has been designated for the Fedcap 2012 Excellence in Media Award.