“What an honor to be named PRNEWS Digital Leader of the Year,” said McCarren. “It is my greatest passion to share stories of inspiration, resilience and service, and I am proud to work alongside so many talented members of our team at PenFed Digital who also see storytelling as a powerful medium. to make a difference. ”
“This award demonstrates the power of storytelling and social media, when a team like ours is fully supported by the leadership of the company,” continued McCarren. “I am incredibly proud of PenFed Digital and the positive impact our team has had, especially on veterans and military families.”
McCarren created the credit union industry’s first digital storytelling team when she joined PenFed in 2019. PenFed Digital includes former journalists, a Marine Corps veteran, and a military spouse. Together, their work has been recognized with more than 30 Emmy Awards.
PenFed Digital recently won 10 awards at 42nd Annual Television Awards for the creative content they have produced, even amid the challenges of the pandemic. Earlier this year, a PenFed Digital docusery on a promising treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder was selected for screening at two international film festivals.
“I am extremely proud to see Andrea’s hard work recognized by PRNEWS,” said Jacques Schenck, President / CEO of PenFed Credit Union and CEO of the PenFed Foundation. “Hiring Andrea McCarren and the team she has built under her leadership has been one of the best strategic decisions I have made. Witnessing the positive impact her team has on our brand and the tremendous reach it has across America is truly inspiring. ”
The full list of PRNEWS Digital & Social Media Awards winners can be viewed here.
About PenFed Credit Union
Founded in 1935, the Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) is the second largest federal credit union in the United States, serving more than 2.3 million members worldwide with $ 28 billion in assets. PenFed Credit Union offers market leading certificates, checks, credit cards, personal loans, mortgages, auto loans, student loans and a wide range of other financial services. Our mission is to empower members of our community to achieve their financial well-being. PenFed Credit Union is federally insured by the NCUA and is an equal housing lender. To learn more about PenFed Credit Union, visit PenFed.org, like us on Facebook, and follow us @PenFed on Twitter. Interested in working for PenFed? Check us out on LinkedIn. We are proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer.
SOURCE PenFed Credit Union