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Jan. 10, 2006
Scripps Howard Foundation names judges for annual journalism awards
CINCINNATI – The Scripps Howard Foundation has announced the names of 43 journalists, media professionals and educators who will judge this year's National Journalism Awards competition.
The awards program honors excellence in 17 print, electronic and journalism education categories.
A total of $195,000 in
cash prizes will be awarded for the best work of 2005 during a
dinner at the National Press Club in
Judging of the National Journalism Awards will be in the following categories:
Editorial writing; human interest writing; environmental and public service reporting; investigative reporting; business/economics reporting; Washington-based reporting; commentary; photojournalism; radio and television journalism; college cartooning; Web reporting; and editorial cartooning. The awards also honor distinguished service to journalism education and the First Amendment.
Competition rules and a listing of categories are available on the Scripps Howard Foundation’s Web site at www.scripps.com/foundation. The deadline for entries is Jan. 31. The names of the winners of the National Journalism Awards will be announced Friday, March 10, and posted on the Foundation’s Web site.
“The Scripps Howard Foundation’s National Journalism Awards are among the most coveted in our profession largely because of the quality of the judging,” said Judith G. Clabes, the Foundation’s president and chief executive officer. “Each year we assemble a panel of respected journalism professionals to review hundreds of entries from across the country. They set a high standard of journalistic excellence by bringing a distinguished level of expertise and care to the judging process.”
Following are judges for this year’s awards:
Tim Archuleta, editor, San Angelo (Texas) Standard-Times; Reid Ashe, chief operating officer, Media General Inc.; Beth E. Barnes, director, School of Journalism and Telecommunications, University of Kentucky; Lucy Bartholomay, deputy managing editor/design and photography, The Boston Globe; Roberta Baskin, executive director, The Center for Public Integrity; and Mary Kay Blake, senior vice president, partnerships and initiatives, The Freedom Form.
Pat Brady, creator of the Rose is Rose comic strip; Dr. Del Brinkman, journalism dean emeritus, University of Kansas and University of Colorado; Michael Bugeja, director and professor, Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, Iowa State University of Science and Technology; Robert Burdick, president and publisher, The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo; and Colin Crawford, assistant managing editor/photography, Los Angeles Times.
Phil Currie, senior vice
president/news, Gannett Co. Inc.; Jonathan
Dube, editorial director,
Kenny Irby, visual group leader, The Poynter Institute; Timothy M. Kelly, president and publisher, The Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader; Jane Kirtley, Silha Professor of Media, Ethics and Law, University of Minnesota; Steve Lambert, vice president/news, Los Angeles Newspaper Group, and editor, The San Bernardino (Calif.) Sun; Jan Leach, professional in residence, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio; and Davan Maharaj, deputy business editor, Los Angeles Times.
Bryan Monroe, assistant vice president/news, Knight Ridder; Julie Moos, managing editor, Poynter Online and publications manager for the Poynter Institute; Eric Newton, director of journalism initiatives, Knight Foundation; Robert M. O’Neil, professor of law, University of Virginia and director, Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression; Beth Parke, executive director, Society of Environmental Journalists; and Susan J. Porter, vice president/programs, Scripps Howard Foundation.
Jenny E. Robb, visiting assistant curator, Cartoon Research Library, The Ohio State University; Janet L. Robinson, president and chief executive officer, The New York Times Co.; Rick Rodriguez, executive editor and senior vice president, The Sacramento Bee; Madelyn Ross, associate vice chancellor, National Media Relations, University of Pittsburgh; Mike Silverman, vice president and managing editor, The Associated Press; Sreenath Sreenivasan, dean of students, Columbia University School of Journalism; and Reggie Stuart, journalist and corporate recruiter, Knight Ridder.
Paul Tash, chairman, chief executive officer and editor, St. Petersburg Times; Al Tompkins, group leader/broadcast and online, The Poynter Institute; Georgiana Vines, retired associate editor, Knoxville (Tenn.) News Sentinel, and Ahlgren Distinguished Lecturer in Journalism, University of Tennessee; Lisa Klem Wilson, senior vice president and syndicate general manager, United Media; Matthew Winkler, editor in chief, Bloomberg News; Greg Zoerb, news director, WHP-TV, Harrisburg, Pa.; and Wendy Zomparelli, president and publisher, The Roanoke (Va.) Times.
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: Sue Porter, Scripps Howard Foundation, 513-977-3030, firstname.lastname@example.org