RTNDF Names Presenters For First Amendment Awards
March 5, 2009 at 11:39 AM (PT)
The RADIO-TELEVISION NEWS DIRECTORS FOUNDATION has announced presenters for its First Amendment Awards on MARCH 12th in WASHINGTON.
ABC's CHARLES GIBSON and SAM DONALDSON will present the LEONARD ZEIDENBERG First Amendment Award to COKIE ROBERTS; PBS "NEWSHOUR" Sr. Correspondent JUDY WOODRUFF will present the First Amendment Leadership Award to GOOGLE (ERIC SCHMIDT will accept for his company); CNN/U.S. SVP/Domestic News Operations and Administration JACK WOMACK will present the First Amendment Service Award to CNN NEWS SERVICES EVP SUSAN GRANT; and RTNDF Pres. BARBARA COCHRAN will present a special award to the JOHN S. AND JAMES L. KNIGHT FOUNDATION, with ALBERTO IBARGUEN accepting.
MSNBC's CHRIS MATTHEWS will emcee the First Amendment Awards Dinner at the RITZ-CARLTON HOTEL in WASHINGTON.