Editor’s note: This article was originally published October 17, 2013

Congratulations are in order for Fox 7 reporter Noelle Newton, recipient of the Outstanding Journalism Award from Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

"Noelle has kept the impact of DWIs front and center in Austin through her reporting on Fox, and her stories help educate the public on the reality of how drunk driving affects the lives of so many people," MADD Texas State Executive Director Jaime Gutierrez said. "We truly value her leadership and commitment."