CBS’s Charles Osgood will serve as master of ceremonies for the October 6 awards ceremony in New York.
Other honorees include:
• TV and radio legend Dick Clark
• Writer Norman Corwin, often called America’s “poet laureate of radio”
• Edward Fritts, former President of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)
• Radio and TV pioneer Hal Jackson
• All My Children and One Life to Live creator Agnes Nixon
A posthumous award goes to veteran CBS, CNN, and NPR newsman Daniel Schorr, who died in July. Others being honored posthumously: radio and TV host Art Linkletter, actress Rue McClanahan, and TV documentary and film producer David Wolper.
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