ICFJ Tribute to Journalists 2021
ICFJ Tribute to Journalists 2021

 

Each year ICFJ honors the achievements of outstanding journalists whose news reports and analyses are having tremendous impact. Join us in celebrating our 2021 award winners, Bill Whitaker of CBS News' "60 Minutes" and Anne Applebaum of The Atlantic. This year's ICFJ Knight International Journalism Award winners are Brazilian fact-checker Natália Leal of Agência Lupa and Czech investigative journalist Pavla Holcová.

SAVE THE DATE: NOV. 9

Master of Ceremonies

Wolf Blitzer

Anchor, CNN

 

ICFJ Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism

Bill Whitaker

Correspondent, CBS News

Over a career spanning more than four decades, Whitaker has exposed numerous injustices and brought vital international stories home to U.S. audiences.

 

ICFJ Excellence in International Reporting Award

Anne Applebaum

Staff Writer, The Atlantic

Applebaum is one of the world’s foremost chroniclers of communist and post-communist Europe.

 

ICFJ Knight International Journalism Award

Natália Leal

CEO, Agência Lupa, Brazil

Leal is a digital media innovator who is committed to bringing factual information to people across Brazil.

 

ICFJ Knight International Journalism Award

Pavla Holcová

Founder, Czech Center for Investigative Journalism, Czech Republic

Holcová is an investigative journalist who works across borders to expose crime and corruption at the highest levels of government.

 

Master of Ceremonies

Wolf Blitzer

Anchor, CNN

 

 

ICFJ Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism

Bill Whitaker

Correspondent, CBS News

 

 

ICFJ Excellence in International Reporting Award

Anne Applebaum

Staff Writer, The Atlantic

 

ICFJ Knight International Journalism Award

Natália Leal

Head of Content, Agência Lupa, Brazil

 

 

ICFJ Knight International Journalism Award

Pavla Holcová

Founder, Czech Center for Investigative Journalism, Czech Republic

 

 

 

EVENT CHAIRS

Chair

Jason H. Wright
Development Chair, ICFJ
Principal, Geer Mountain Holdings LLC

 

Co-Chair

Pamela Howard
Vice Chair, ICFJ
Trustee, Scripps Howard Foundation

 

Co-Chair

Rob Rehg
Director, ICFJ
Chair, U.S. Client Services, Edelman

EVENT CHAIRS

Chair

Jason H. Wright
Development Chair, ICFJ
Principal, Geer Mountain Holdings LLC

 

 

Co-Chair

Pamela Howard
Vice Chair, ICFJ
Trustee, Scripps Howard Foundation

 

 

Co-Chair

Rob Rehg
Director, ICFJ
Chair, U.S. Client Services, Edelman

 

 

 

 

 

THE TRIBUTE SPONSORS

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PRESIDENT'S CIRCLE


 

Pamela Howard

Rodman & Alice Moorhead

The Ewing Family

The Reilly Family

 

GOLD SPONSORS


David Elliot Cohen & Laureen Seeger

Michael & Anne B. Golden

 

 

SILVER SPONSORS


 

 

Anonymous

Joyce Barnathan & Steve Strasser

Jason H. Wright

 

SPECIAL CONTRIBUTOR


David Callaway

Alex S. Jones

Marcy McGinnis

 

 

LATEST TRIBUTE NEWS

ICFJ Knight Awards to Honor Brazilian Fact-Checker and Czech Investigative Reporter

The International Center for Journalists will present its 2021 ICFJ Knight International Journalism Awards to Natália Leal, a Brazilian fact-checker who debunked deadly misinformation in that pandemic-ravaged country, and to Pavla Holcová, a Czech reporter who courageously carried on an investigation after the murder of a fellow journalist.

Bill Whitaker of “60 Minutes” and Anne Applebaum of The Atlantic to Receive Top Journalism Awards

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) will award top honors this year to Bill Whitaker, a longtime correspondent for CBS News and “60 Minutes,” and Anne Applebaum, staff writer for The Atlantic and a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian.

ICFJ Honorees Demonstrate the Power of Reporting the Truth in Challenging Times

In powerful remarks, the evening’s honorees – Fareed Zakaria of CNN, Roman Anin of Russia, and Lina Attalah of Egypt – underscored the importance of truth-telling in an era rife with disease, disinformation and discord, as world leaders with authoritarian leanings seek to divide communities and nations.

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