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Aug. 2, 2006
Judith G. Clabes to receive 2006 Gerald Sass Award
From the "Administrator," publication of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication (ASJMC)
ASJMC will present Judith G. Clabes, president and CEO of Scripps Howard Foundation, with its 2006 Gerald Sass Award for Distinguished Service to Journalism and Mass Communication. The presentation will take place Thursday, August 3, at a dinner during the AEJMC Convention in San Francisco.
Clabes has been president and CEO of Scripps Howard Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the E.W. Scripps Company, since 1996. On her watch Scripps Howard Foundation has greatly expanded its programs and reach. The Foundation's primary focus is "improving journalism" but it also directs the company's charitable giving in Greater Cincinnati and, more recently, in all the Company's communities. In journalism, the Foundation sponsors the National Journalism Awards and a Semester in Washington news bureau for advanced reporting students, established and continues to support extensively the Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications at Hampton University, has a long and growing relationship with the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, recently made a $20 million commitment to name the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University, has an innovative internship grant program for undergraduate students, sponsors a Top Ten Scholarship program for journalism students and funds numerous mid-career training programs.
Prior to her work with the foundation, she was director
of editorial development for Scripps' newspaper division and,
for 13 years, editor of The Kentucky Post. She is a graduate of the
Read or print a copy of the speech
delivered by Judith G. Clabes at the ASJMC
Convention and Sass Award
Read or print a copy of the speech delivered by Judith G. Clabes at the ASJMC Convention and Sass Award presentation.