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Bill Geist to Receive Marist College Lowell Thomas Award
PR Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA - Bill Geist, known for his humorous commentary and chronicling of America and Americans in his role as a correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning, is the recipient of the 2007 Marist College Lowell Thomas Award. Geist will be honored at a luncheon at the University Club in Manhattan on September 27.

"Lowell Thomas knew how to tell a story, whether it was about his travels with Allenby in Palestine, his visit with the then-14 year-old-Dalai Lama, or average Americans across our nation," said Marist College President Dennis J. Murray. "Today, no one in broadcast journalism is a better story teller than
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Posted 8/23/2007 12:08:12 AM | Permalink
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'60 Minutes' Chief Ousted for a Threatening Text as Upheaval at CBS Continues
New York Times
In June, he was awarded one of the highest honors in broadcast news, the Fred Friendly First Amendment Award, at a starry luncheon in Manhattan. As stalwarts of the show like Mr. Kroft looked on, Mr. Fager described the “60 Minutes” mantra as “news is ...


Jeff Fager on 60 Minutes, CBS Evening News and the Fred Friendly Award Honor
Jeff Fager followed in the footsteps of his 60 Minutes colleagues Lesley Stahl, Scott Pelley, Steve Kroft, and Morley Safer today as he was named the 2018 Fred Friendly First Amendment Award winner. Fager has been ep of the 50-year-old broadcast since ...

Quinnipiac Chronicle

University revokes Charlie Rose's Fred Friendly award
Quinnipiac Chronicle
After reports of eight instances of inappropriate behavior in the workplace, Charlie Rose, former television journalist and talk show host, lost his Fred Friendly First Amendment Award. Following discussion and action at the president's cabinet meeting ...

Jeff Fager, executive producer of '60 Minutes,' leaves CBS amid harassment accusations
Montreal Gazette
Quinnipiac University has rescinded Fager's Fred Friendly First Amendment Award, which he received in June, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Bill Owens will manage “60 Minutes” as the company searches for a replacement, Rhodes said in his memo, ...


Lester Holt Named 2017 Fred Friendly Award Honoree
NBC's Lester Holt will be honored by Quinnipiac University as its 24th Fred Friendly honoree. The award honors a broadcast journalist whose work “reflects the ideals of Fred Friendly, former president of CBS News and a strong advocate of freedom of ...

Hartford Courant

Lester Holt of NBC Wins Quinnipiac's Fred Friendly Award
Hartford Courant
Quinnipiac University has announced Lester Holt, anchor of "NBC Nightly News" and "Dateline," as the winner of its annual Fred Friendly First Amendment Award. The university will present Holt with the award at a luncheon on June 19 at the Metropolitan ...
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