PenFed Digital earns 7 Emmy Awards for docuseries highlighting promising PTSD treatment

The series raises awareness of the life-changing Stellate Ganglion Block procedure’s high success rate among veterans and first responders with PTSD Ace, PenFed Digital team member and future America’s VetDogs service dog, proudly displays the team’s Emmy Awards earned for a docuseries highlighting a promising treatment for PTSD.

TYSONS, VA (June 30, 2021)PenFed Credit Union, the nation’s second-largest federal credit union, today announced it earned seven Emmy Awards, presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences honoring the best in the television industry. The award-winning five-part series, “The Shot” was produced by PenFed Digital, the digital division of PenFed Credit Union, and follows three patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and their experience before and after receiving the promising Stellate Ganglion Block treatment. The series is shared across PenFed social media platforms.

“PenFed is proud to tell the stories of the extraordinary members of our community and to inspire and help others through the sharing of our digital content,” said PenFed Senior Executive Vice President and President of Affiliated Businesses, Shashi Vohra. “The Digital Team had to be creative and innovative to produce engaging content amid the challenges of the pandemic over the last year, and it is incredibly rewarding to see their hard work and this meaningful story recognized.”

“PenFed Digital is humbled to be recognized at this year’s Emmy Awards,” said PenFed Vice President and Chief Content Officer Andrea McCarren. “We are passionate about using video to capture these amazing stories and to raise awareness of the life-changing treatment and its high success rate among veterans and first responders with PTSD.”

Led by McCarren, an award-winning, nationally recognized journalist with decades of experience, PenFed Digital is dedicated to highlighting stories of inspiration, resilience and service.

The team has collectively earned over 40 Emmy Awards for their outstanding work producing broadcast and digital content. The PenFed Digital team members responsible for the award-winning video series include Multimedia Producer Brian Burdett, Project Coordinator & Social Media Specialist Tamara Moller, Content Producer Shauna McNally Scarnato, Content Producer Julianna Myers, Vice President and Chief Content Officer Andrea McCarren, Director of Creative Content Chris Mullen, and Director of Content Strategy John Mogor.

To view more of the PenFed Digital Team’s content, please visit PenFed’s  FacebookTwitterInstagramYouTube  and LinkedIn accounts.

About PenFed Credit Union

Established in 1935, Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) is America's second-largest federal credit union, serving 2.9 million members worldwide with nearly $35 billion in assets. PenFed Credit Union offers market-leading certificates, checking, credit cards, personal loans, mortgages, auto loans, student loans, and a wide range of other financial services with members' interests always in mind. PenFed Credit Union is federally insured by the NCUA and is an Equal Housing Lender. To learn more about PenFed Credit Union, visit, like us on Facebook and follow us @PenFed on X. Interested in working for PenFed? Check us out on LinkedIn. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Abagail Chambers
Account Coordinator
+1 724 366 0397

More News