The veteran CBS newsman will be recognized for a lifetime of achievement and service to the profession of broadcast and digital journalism on Friday, Sept. 6, at Excellence in Journalism 2019 in San Antonio, Texas.
The anchor of NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt will be honored for a lifetime of achievement and service to the profession of electronic journalism at the Excellence in Journalism 2017 conference on Sept. 8.
The news organization will present its 2015 Paul White Award, which recognizes a lifetime of achievement and service to the profession of electronic journalism to Lesley Stahl of 60 Minutes. The award will be presented on Saturday, Sept. 19, at RTDNA’s Excellence in Journalism 2015 conference in Orlando, Fla.
RTDNA’s 2014 Paul White Award, which recognizes a lifetime of achievement and service to the profession of electronic journalism goes to Dick Ebersol, former longtime chairman of NBC Sports. “For more than four decades, Dick Ebersol has represented the best of broadcasting,” said Mike Cavender, executive director of RTDNA. “His mark on television is as memorable as it is indelible.”
Jeff Fager, chairman of CBS News and executive producer of 60 Minutes, will receive RTDNA’s highest honor during the Excellence in Journalism 2012 Conference in Fort Lauderdale this September.
The Nick News executive producer-writer-anchor and former ABC and NBC correspondent will receive the Radio Television Digital News Association’s highest honor for “a lifetime of hard work and leadership” at its September conference.