ICFJ Tribute to Journalists 2020

This year, ICFJ paid tribute to journalism excellence in a spectacular virtual event. COVID-19 prevented us from gathering in person, but our supporters and friends came together from around the world to honor the achievements of intrepid colleagues whose outstanding news reports and analyses are having tremendous impact. Read the highlights
 

WATCH THE FULL EVENT HERE


 

 

 

 

 

SOCIAL WALL


 

 

 

 

Master of Ceremonies

Wolf Blitzer

Lead Political Anchor, CNN

 

ICFJ Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism

Fareed Zakaria

Host, CNN

Acceptance Speech
Tribute Video
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ICFJ Knight Trailblazer Award

Roman Anin

Founder, IStories, Russia

Acceptance Speech
Tribute Video
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ICFJ Knight International Journalism Award

Lina Attalah 

Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Mada Masr, Egypt

Acceptance Speech
Tribute Video
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TO OUR EVENT CHAIR AND EVENT VICE CHAIR

Jason Wright

Event Chair

Jason H. Wright

Development Chair, ICFJ
Principal, Geer Mountain Holdings LLC

Event Vice Chair

Pamela Howard

Vice Chair, ICFJ
Trustee, Scripps Howard Foundation

 

 

VIRTUAL EVENT PROGRAM


 

 

EVENT COMMITTEE

Mark Bailen
Lauretta Bruno
David Callaway
David Elliot Cohen

Pamela Howard
Rik Kirkland
Susan Talalay
Jason H. Wright

 

THE TRIBUTE SPONSORS

EVENT PARTNER


LEADERSHIP SPONSORS

Ahmed Charai


PRESIDENT'S CIRCLE

 

 

 

Pamela Howard

Rodman & Alice Moorhead

The Ewing Family

 

The Reilly Family

 


PHOTO AUCTION SPONSOR

 


GOLD SPONSORS

David Elliot Cohen & Laureen Seeger

Michael & Anne B. Golden


SILVER SPONSORS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anonymous

Anonymous

Joyce Barnathan & Steve Strasser

Lauretta Bruno

David Callaway

Alex S. Jones

Marci & Mike McCue

John Towriss

Envoy Strategy Group

 

Jason H. Wright


SPECIAL CONTRIBUTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth Ballantine & Paul Leavitt

John Maxwell Hamilton

Marcy McGinnis

 

 

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