WNYC's Ailsa Chang Wins Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize
November 9, 2010 at 2:48 PM (PT)
Noncommercial News-Talk WNYC-A-F/NEW YORK reporter AILSA CHANG has been selected to receive the 2010 DANIEL SCHORR Journalism Prize from BOSTON UNIVERSITY and its noncommercial News-Talk WBUR/BOSTON, reports the POYNTER INSTITUTE's JIM ROMENESKO. The prize, named for the CBS and NPR newsman and analyst who passed away in JULY, carries a $5,000 award and will be bestowed at a gala on WEDNESDAY (11/10) in BOSTON.
CHANG win the award for her report about DETROIT's problematic public defender system, "Not Enough Money Or Time To Deend DETROIT's Poor." The report aired on NPR's "ALL THINGS CONSIDERED" in 2009, while she was a KROC Fellow at NPR in WASHINGTON.