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  • May 312004

    2004 Burns Awards--Award-Winning Burns Stories Focus on U.S. Presidential Elections

    Dr. Robin Mishra won the 2004 Arthur F. Burns Award for his diary of the 2004 U.S. presidential election campaign (“Mein Wahlkampf tagebuch”), which was published in almost 20 articles in the German weekly Rheinischer Merkur. Mishra supplemented his diary with editorials and portraits of presidential candidates George Bush and John Kerry for his German employer and his Burns host paper, the Chicago Tribune.

    Mishra received the 1,000-Euro prize from Germany’s foreign minister at the annual Burns alumni dinner and lecture on June 3 in Berlin.

  • Jun 262003

    2003 Burns Awards--And the "Burnsie" GoesTo...

    Steven Zeitchik's Fondly recalling the bad old days and Steffi Kammerer's Die Columbia ist sicher gelandet (Columbia has landed safely) were awarded the 2003 Arthur F. Burns Award.

  • May 312002

    2002 Burns Awards -- Award-Winning Burns Stories Focus on U.S. Presidential Elections

    Two Americans and one German took home the 2002 Arthur F. Burns Awards on May 23. Each year, the awards are given to Burns alumni for articles published the previous year. State Secretary Dr. Klaus Scharioth, representing the German Foreign Ministry, presided over the awards ceremony.

    The $1,000 awards went to Tagesspiegel editor Markus Feldenkirchen (2002) and U.S. journalists Guy Raz (1999), London correspondent for National Public Radio (NPR), and James Hagengruber (2002), reporter for the Billings ( Mont.) Gazette.