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Feb. 24, 2003
Scripps Howard Foundation names judges for annual National Journalism Awards
CINCINNATI -- The Scripps Howard
Foundation has announced the names of 35 journalists and media
professionals who will judge the National Journalism
The Foundation will recognize the best work of 2002 in newspaper, broadcast and Web journalism, distinguished service to literacy and First Amendment causes, and college cartoonist categories during an awards dinner at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. on April 4.
"Each year we select a panel of respected journalists to evaluate hundreds of entries from their print, broadcast and Internet colleagues from across the country," said Judith G. Clabes, president and CEO of the Scripps Howard Foundation. "The expertise and care that they bring to the judging process makes the Scripps Howard Foundation National Journalism Awards among the industry's most coveted."
The deadline for entries was Jan. 31. Cash awards for winning entries will total $95,000, nearly double the amount awarded in last year's competition. Individual cash awards are $5,000 for this year's competition.
Competition rules and a listing of categories are available on the Scripps Howard Foundationís Web site at www.scripps.com/foundation. Winners will be announced March 7 and posted to the Foundation's Web site.
Following are judges for this yearís awards:
Gilbert Bailon, vice president and executive editor, The Dallas Morning News; J. Bruce Baumann, managing editor, Evansville (Ind.) Courier & Press; Drew Berry, vice president and general manager, WMAR-TV, Baltimore; Mary Kay Blake, senior vice president, Partnerships and Initiatives, The Freedom Forum, Arlington, Va.; and Dr. Del Brinkman, former dean of journalism at the University of Kansas and the University of Colorado, and former director of journalism programs at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Robert W. Burdick, president and publisher, Naples (Fla.) Daily News; Terri T. Burke, editor, Abilene (Texas) Reporter-News; Alex Burrows, director of photography, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va.; David E. Carlson, director, Interactive Media Lab, Cox/Palm Beach Post Professor of New Media Journalism, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications; and Lucy Shelton Caswell, professor and curator, Cartoon Research Library, The Ohio State University.
Colleen Conant, editor and publisher, Daily Camera, Boulder, Colo.; Jonathan Dahl, editor of the Weekend Journal, The Wall Street Journal; Lucy A. Dalglish, executive director, The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, Arlington, Va.; James H. Denley, director of new media, The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn.; Meg Downey, executive editor, Poughkeepsie (N.Y.) Journal; and Gregory Favre, Distinguished Fellow of Journalism Values, The Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Loren Ghiglione, dean, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University; Sue A. Hale, executive editor, The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City; Charlotte H. Hall, vice president and managing editor, Newsday; Alan M. Horton, senior vice president/newspapers, The E.W. Scripps Company; Timothy M. Kelly, president and publisher, Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader; and John F. Lansing, senior vice president/broadcast, The E.W. Scripps Company.
James A. Mallory, managing editor/initiatives and operations, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; Angus McEachran, retired editor and president, The Commercial Appeal; Mark Neikirk, managing editor, The Cincinnati Post and The Kentucky Post; Joe Oglesby, editorial page editor, The Miami Herald; Tom O'Hara, managing editor, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland; and Robert M. O'Neil, professor of law, University of Virginia, and director, Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression.
Mike Phillips, director of editorial development, The E.W. Scripps Company; Al Roker, weather and feature reporter, NBC News, "TODAY"; Jerry Scott, "Baby Blues" and "Zits" cartoonist, 2001 National Cartoonist Society Reuben Award winner; Mike Silverman, managing editor, The Associated Press; Larry Tarleton, publisher, The Post and Courier, Charleston, S.C.; Al Tompkins, group leader/broadcast and online, The Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg, Fla.; and John J. Zakarian, vice president/editorial page editor, The Hartford (Conn.) Courant.
Dedicated to excellence in journalism, the Scripps Howard Foundation is a leader in industry efforts in journalism education, scholarships, internships, literacy, minority recruitment/development and First Amendment causes.
Contact: Patty Cottingham, Scripps Howard Foundation, 513-977-3847, email@example.com