Ira Glass Receives Edward R. Murrow Award
July 9, 2009 at 9:26 AM (PT)
THE CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING has named IRA GLASS, the host and executive producer of "This American Life," the recipient of the 2009 EDWARD R. MURROW AWARD.
"This American Life has created a new aesthetic for public radio, now emulated by a new generation of producers and reporters," said LORI GILBERT, CPB board member who presented the award to GLASS at the PUBLIC RADIO DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING CONFERENCE in SAN DIEGO.
"Congratulations to IRA for his remarkable contributions to public radio over the last thirty years," said GILBERT.