News Director Awards
Broadcast journalists and editors gathered to honor several of their colleagues, Mike Wallace, Betty Dukert and Roone Arledge, with awards for their commitment to freedom of the press. Colleagues who knew the honorees well spoke about their accomplishments and contributions to broadcast journalism. close
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Roone Arledge President ABC Television->News
Mike Cavender Chair Radio-Television News Directors Association->Foundation
Barbara Cochran President Radio-Television News Directors Association->Foundation
- Betty Dukert Producer NBC->"Meet the Press"
Ted Koppel Anchor ABC Television->"Nightline"
Tim Russert Moderator NBC->"Meet the Press"
- Eric Swanson Executive Director Radio-Television News Directors Association
- Chris Wallace Senior Correspondent ABC News
Mike Wallace Correspondent CBS->60 Minutes
Judy Woodruff Anchor CNN->News
- Radio-Television News Directors AssociationRadio-Television News Directors Association
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