Jim Bohannon, Martha Raddatz Among RTDNA First Amendment Award Winners
November 22, 2011 at 12:00 PM (PT)
DIAL GLOBAL host JIM BOHANNON, ABC NEWS Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent MARTHA RADDATZ, SCHURZ COMMUNICATIONS SVP MARCI BURDICK, and NBC NEWS Pres. STEVE CAPUS will be honored with the RADIO TELEVISION DIGITAL NEWS FOUNDATION's First Amendment Awards at the RTDNA's 22nd annual dinner on MARCH 15th in WASHINGTON.
BOHANNON will be honored with a "Special Recognition First Amendment Award," while RADDATZ will receive the LEONARD ZEIDENBERG First Amendment Award, CAPUS the First Amendment Leadership Award, and BURDICK the First Amendment Service Award.
"The RTDNF First Amendment Dinner is one of the finest nights in journalism and I'm proud to be a part of it again this year," said RTDNF Chairman MARK KRAHAM. "The 2012 award winners represent the best our profession has to offer. Their commitment to protecting the First Amendment and informing citizens is unparalleled."