PRI Wins Overseas Press Club Award
April 23, 2009 at 12:10 PM (PT)
PUBLIC RADIO INTERNATIONAL's "THE WORLD" won this year's OVERSEAS PRESS CLUB AWARD in the LOWELL THOMAS AWARD category for best radio news or interpretation of international affairs. Reporter JEB SHARP and editor PATRICK COX won the prestigious award for "How Wars End."
A citation was given to runner-up RADIO DIARIES (JOE RICHMAN and ANAYANSI DIAZ-CORTÉS) for "MEXICO '68: A Movement, A Massacre and the 40-Year Search for the Truth." RADIO DIARIES is a non-profit that produces oral history that gets edited into radio documentaries for NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO's "ALL THINGS CONSIDERED."