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Mitchell, Wuerker Win Press Awards

The National Press Foundation is doling out accolades.

Lucky and hardworking recipients include NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent correspondent Andrea Mitchell, who will receive the 2010 Taishoff Broadcasting Award. Another award recipient is Politico‘s Matt Wuerker, who will receive $2500 for the 2010 Berryman Award for Editorial Cartooning.

Honorable Mentions for their work will go to WaPo‘s Tom Toles; MSNBC’s Daryl Cagle and Jimmy Margulies of The Record (New Jersey). Wuerker received an Honorable Mention last year; Margulies won the award in 2005.

Awards will be given at NPF’s 28th annual awards ceremony on March 1 at the Washington Hilton Hotel. Mitchell requested that the University of Pennsylvania receive the $5,000 honorarium associated with the award.

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