As he was honored for his contributions to journalism and maintaining a free press at the Excellence in Journalism conference, CNN chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper urged a room of reporters to work hard to “earn back the trust of the American people.”
As many Excellence in Journalism attendees chatted with conference exhibitors, attended breakout sessions and mingled with like-minded colleagues, a select group of students and young media professionals rubbed elbows with NBC executives, who in turn critiqued their scripts and offered career advice.
September 5th, 2014 • 2014: Nashville
Roundup: Honoring a Lifetime of Excellence in Journalism
From ESPN to NBC to SNL, two creative forces behind some of the nation’s most-watched programming were recognized Friday for their achievements in journalism. Harvey Nagler, longtime Vice President for CBS Radio News, received the John F. Hogan Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes an individual for contributions to the journalism profession and freedom of the press.
Photos by Moriah Costa.