Scripps Howard Foundation announces the winners of its annual Scripps Howard Awards, honoring the best work in the communications industry and journalism education in 2012. Winners will receive a total of $175,000 and distinctive trophies at an awards dinner on May 9 at the Waldorf Astoria in Naples, Fla., home of the Naples Daily News, a Scripps publication.
For 50 years the Scripps Howard Foundation has touched thousands of lives in meaningful ways. It supports excellence in journalism, builds healthy communities and improves quality of life through support of educational programs, social services, arts, and civic affairs. Celebrate with us and view our 50th anniversary video.
The Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University was named a Center of Excellence in Culture and Societal Transformation for the state of Ohio and is the only college of communication to receive such a designation. The Scripps College is exceptional in the state and the nation because of its combined breadth and excellence. It is home to professional programs, engineering-based fields of study, humanistic and social scientific disciplines, and applied arts.
The Foundation's Semester in Washington program is an internship program for college journalism students who write for the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire. In addition to a strong focus on reporting and writing national news and features, the program includes visits to the Capitol, the Supreme Court, the Library of Congress, the Student Press Law Center and other journalism and government institutions. For information about the program, stories and photos, contact Jody Beck, director, Semester in Washington program at 1-202-408-2748 or visit www.shfwire.com