TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Thomas, Schieffer Honored with Murrow Award

Washington, D.C. veteran reporters Helen Thomas and Bob Schieffer have been named recipients of the 2009 Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award.

Thomas remains on the beat at the White House covering her 10th presidential administration. Schieffer is moderator of CBS’s Face the Nation and the network’s chief Washington correspondent. The Murrow committee says Thomas and Schieffer are being recognized for representing “the best of the Murrow legacy: exceptional achievement in communication and a responsible, ethical, productive career.”

They will receive the award Tuesday, April 7, at the Washington State University Campus, where they will co-keynote this year’s Murrow Symposium.

The legendary CBS Newsman, Edward R. Murrow, graduated from Washington State in 1930. He moved to New York, joining CBS in 1935.

Mediabistro Course

Multimedia Journalism

Multimedia JournalismStarting September 25, learn how to create interactive packages with photos, audio, and video! Taught by a multiplatform journalist, Darragh Worland will teach you how to come up stories that would be best told in a multimedia format, and create original content for that package using photos, slideshows, and short video and audio pieces. Register now!