Russert To Be Honored With Posthumous RTNDA Award
September 10, 2008 at 1:15 PM (PT)
The late TIM RUSSERT will be honored with the RTNDA's PAUL WHITE AWARD at its Awards Dinner in NEW YORK on OCTOBER 13th in NEW YORK. RUSSERT's widow MAUREEN ORTH and son LUKE RUSSERT will accept the award on behalf of the late NBC NEWS SVP and "MEET THE PRESS" moderator.
"TIM's name was high on the list of those considered to receive RTNDA's highest honor," said committee chairman BILL ROSWELL. "While his career ended too quickly, his legacy and his leadership on and off camera will live on forever. Presenting the PAUL WHITE AWARD to TIM is RTNDA's way of commemorating his life and his contributions to electronic journalism."