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NBC’s Lloyd Siegel and Belo’s Robert Decherd to Receive RTDNF First Amendment Awards

Lloyd Siegel, NBC News Partnerships vice president, and Robert Decherd, Belo’s president and CEO, will receive 2013 RTDNF First Amendment Awards.

Siegel (pictured) is responsible for coordinating relationships between NBC and its more than 200 affiliated stations. He will be presented with the RTDNF First Amendment Service Award, given to a person who works in an off-air management capacity.

Decherd will receive the First Amendment Leadership Award, presented to a business leader who has significantly contributed “to protecting freedom of the press.” Belo owns 20 local stations across the country.

Both awards will be presented at the organization’s annual awards dinner in Washington, DC on March 14. CNN’s Candy Crowley will also be honored, receiving the Leonard Zeidenberg First Amendment Award.

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CNN’s Candy Crowley Talks to WHNT About Moderating the Next Presidential Debate

Tonight’s Vice Presidential debate will be moderated by ABC’s Martha Raddatz, but next up is CNN’s Candy Crowley, who will moderate a town-hall style Presidential debate Tuesday night at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y.

Crowley was interviewed Thursday morning by WHNT, the CBS affiliate in Huntsville, Ala. (video above).  “I think it’s just a decision that comes organically,” Crowley told Michelle Stark. “Like, ‘We’ve heard this talking point now way too many times, we need to move on,’ and ‘Hey, this is interesting. Let’s let it breathe.’”