National Press Club

NPC member Parenti wins reporting award

August 14, 2014 | By Donna Leinwand Leger | dleinwand@usatoday.com

NPC Member Alisa Parenti

NPC Member Alisa Parenti

Photo/Image: Courtesy of Alisa Parenti

National Press Club member Alisa Parenti, a broadcast correspondent at MarketWatch Radio Network, was recognized Aug. 13 for her reporting on personal finance by the Radio Television Digital News Association and the National Endowment for Financial Education.

Parenti won in the radio category for "outstanding work" on personal-finance issues. Parenti's winning entry, called "Housing on Fire," offered tips for buyers and sellers in a hot real-estate market.

Parenti, a long-time member of the Press Club who met her husband at the famed Taco Night, was also honored recently with Dateline Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists.

As a reporter for MarketWatch, Parenti provides custom live reports for top stations in Chicago, Boston and Denver. She is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, teaching courses in journalism and storytelling.