NBC's Chuck Todd To Host RTNDF First Amendment Awards Ceremony
January 14, 2015 at 8:25 AM (PT)
NBC NEWS Political Director and "MEET THE PRESS" host and Managing Editor CHUCK TODD will host the RADIO TELEVISION DIGITAL NEWS FOUNDATION (RTDNF) 2015 First Amendment Awards ceremony on MARCH 11th in WASHINGTON.
RTNDF Chairman CHRIS CARL said, "We are honored to have CHUCK TODD serve as master of ceremonies for our 25th anniversary celebration. Please join us in WASHINGTON to support the Foundation's work for the First Amendment and honor our award recipients for their commitment to press freedom."
The honorees will include:
- First Amendment Award: NEW YORK TIMES journalist JAMES RISEN
- LEONARD ZEIDENBERG First Amendment Award: ABC NEWS' ANN COMPTON
- First Amendment Service Award: NEXTSTAR Pres./CEO PERRY SOOK
- First Amendment Leadership Award: WILEY REIN Partner KATHY KIRBY
- RTDNF Citation of Courage: Journalists JAMES FOLEY and STEVEN SOTLOFF, victims of ISIL/ISIS