Washington’s Capital Press Club honored Richard Prince, left, in 2014 as “The Journalist’s Journalist” for “stellar leadership on coverage of diversity in the media.”

Washington’s Capital Press Club honored Richard Prince, left, in 2014 as “The Journalist’s Journalist” for “stellar leadership on coverage of diversity in the media.” From left: Prince, April Ryan, Joe Madison,Virgenia Brock (accepting for Paul Brock),  Trystin Francis of the Trystin Kier Company (Capital Press Club treasurer and events planner), Hazel Trice Edney (Capital Press Club president), Simeon Booker, Barbara Reynolds, Denise Rolark Barnes. (Photo by Don Baker)

Richard Prince Receives Ida B. Wells Award from NABJ, Medill

The National Association of Black Journalists held its Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Presidential Inauguration Gala on Thursday, January 17, 2013, at the Newseum in Washington, DC. (Photo by Velvet S. McNeil of Velvet Multimedia, LLC)

The National Association of Black Journalists held its Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Presidential Inauguration Gala on Thursday, January 17, 2013, at the Newseum in Washington, DC. The award is from NABJ and the Medill School at Northwestern University.
(Photo by Velvet S. McNeil of Velvet Multimedia, LLC) video News release: http://bit.ly/1dvj50l

Story: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/24/us/library-of-congress-to-host-collection-of-african-american-interviews.html?_r=1

 

 

Richard Prince Wins 2010 McGruder Award for Media Diversity

2010 McGruder Award Recipient Richard Prince

Richard Prince, columnist for the Maynard Institute of Journalism Education, is the recipient of the 2010 Robert G. McGruder Award. The award recognizes the accomplishments of media professionals who encourage diversity in the field of journalism.

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication will present the McGruder Award at a special ceremony and lecture at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, in the FirstEnergy Auditorium in Franklin Hall. A reception will immediately follow the lecture.

Past recipients of the McGruder award are Greg Moore, editor of the Denver Post, in 2003; David Lawrence, Jr., retired Knight Ridder executive and The Miami Herald publisher, in 2004; Albert Fitzpatrick, retired Knight Ridder executive and Akron Beacon Journal editor, in 2005; and Leonard Pitts, Jr., Pulitzer Prize winner and columnist for The Miami Herald, in 2006.

See full article at:
http://einside.kent.edu/?type=art&id=92588

 

Richard Prince Receives Oakland PEN Censorship Award – 2010

Dori J. Maynard, president of the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, accepts the PEN Oakland Censorship Award on behalf of Richard Prince, Dec. 11, 2010 in Berkeley, Calif. Photo credit: Tennessee Reed

The PEN Censorship Award was presented to Oakland journalist and media watchdog Richard Prince, whose unique and indispensible thrice-weekly column on underreported media news (“Journal-isms”), appears on the website of the Maynard Institute (created to honor the legacy of Oakland Tribune Editor Robert C. Maynard).

See full article at:
http://www.berkeleydailyplanet.com/issue/2010-12-15/article/36969?headline=Oakland-PEN-Writing-Awards-Honor-Paul-Krassner-Local-Writers

 

 

Richard Prince Receives Columbia University “Let’s Do It Better Award” – 2007

Let’s Do It Better Award

The Let’s Do It Better! Workshop was established in 1999 through a Ford Foundation grant to foster coherent, complete and courageous coverage of race and ethnicity in America as “an urgent journalistic duty,” said Arlene Morgan, the school’s associate dean who directs the competition and workshop. “The award winning work must meet the standards of voice, complexity, context and authenticity, as well as serve as a teaching tool for the newsroom managers and journalism educators who attend the workshop,” added Morgan, explaining the criteria for winning.

See full article at:
http://web.jrn.columbia.edu/events/race/honorees/2007_press_release.asp

The HistoryMakers

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Story: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/24/us/library-of-congress-to-host-collection-of-african-american-interviews.html?_r=1

Interview: http://www.thehistorymakers.com/biography/richard-prince