The Michael Q. Ford Journalism Award is given to Gary Enos, Addiction Professional Magazine, www.addictionpro.com. Mr. Enos has served as Editor for Addiction Professional Magazine since its founding in 2003. He is recognized for his consistently high standard of journalistic excellence in the awareness, research, writing, and presentations of addiction news. In a mainstream news environment that frequently misunderstands, over simplifies, and sensationalizes addiction news, Mr. Enos’ work demonstrates depth, fairness, and professionalism.
About This Award
The Michael Q. Ford Journalism Award was established by the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers to recognize the journalistic efforts, both electronic and print, that promote the value of and need for addiction treatment.
This award was developed in recognition of the immense leadership provided by Michael Q. Ford, the first Executive of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers, and whose journalistic style and flair was evident in all of NAATP's publications. During Michael’s tenure, his energy, wit and determination helped shape the direction of this organization.