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2006 Awards Dinner

  • ICFJ President Joyce Barnathan presents the 2006 Excellence in International Journalism Award to Bob Schieffer

Wednesday, November 15, 2006
Cocktails: 
6:00 p.m.
Dinner: 
7:00 p.m.
Business Attire

The International Center for Journalists honored amazing journalists Shadha al-Jubori, Chief correspondent for BBC Radio of Iraq and Drago Hedl, Editor of the Feral Tribune of Croatia, journalists who uphold the highest standards of journalism in the face of many difficult conditions. Bob Schieffer received the Founders Award for Excellence for his commitment to the highest professional standards at the annual Excellence in International Journalism Awards Dinner on Nov. 15. Bagila Bukharbayeva received the Paul Klebnikov Prize for Courage in Journalism. George Stephanopoulos served as the master of ceremonies.


Master of Ceremonies

George Stephanopoulos

Keynote Address

Fareed Zakaria

Founders Award for Excellence

Bob Schieffer

Knight International Journalism Awardees:

Shadha al-Jubori, Iraq
Drago Hedl, Croatia

Paul Klebnikov Prize for Courage in Journalism

Bagila Bukharbayeva, Kazakhstan