'60 Minutes' Wins Award, Makes Grant To RTNDF Scholarship
February 17, 2010 at 3:57 PM (PT)
The NATIONAL PRESS FOUNDATION gave CBS NEWS' "60 MINUTES" its SOL TAISHOFF Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism TUESDAY night in WASHINGTON, and Exec. Producer JEFF FAGER promptly announced that he will donate a $5,000 grant to the ED BRADLEY Scholarship administered by the RADIO TELEVISION DIGITAL NEWS FOUNDATION. The grant will allow RTNDF 2010 scholarship and fellowship winners to travel to the RTDNA@NAB annual convention in LAS VEGAS this APRIL.
"RTDNF congratulates 60 MINUTES on the well-deserved SOL TAISHOFF Award and thanks them for giving back to the future of the industry with a gift that fosters journalism excellence in young people. Additionally, RTDNF applauds the good work and mission of The NATIONAL PRESS FOUNDATION," said RTDNF Exec. Dir. KATHLEEN GRAHAM.