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The Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism

The Norman Lear Center is now conducting the 10th biennial Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism. The award encourages and showcases coverage that contributes to the health of America’s democratic institutions. It recognizes television journalism that helps viewers understand who the candidates, issues and ballot propositions are; how electoral choices will affect their lives; how to assess campaign information, including advertising; and how to register, vote and make their own voices heard. The award ceremony and symposium will be held April 26, 2019 at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. and will recognize work produced during… More

Award Committee

Peter Clarke, Chair Willow Bay Leo Braudy K.C. Cole Noshir Contractor Doe Mayer Arvind Singhal Tom Valente

2005 Winner: Arvind Singhal

The inaugural 2005 Everett M. Rogers Award was awarded to Arvind Singhal, a noted communication scholar, author and Ohio University… More

2007 Winner: Albert Bandura

The 2007 Everett M. Rogers Award was awarded to Stanford psychologist Dr. Albert Bandura. At the presentation on September 19, 2007, Bandura… More

2008 Winner: David Poindexter

The 2008 Everett M. Rogers Award was awarded to David Poindexter, the founder and former president of Population Communications International.… More