Ethics in Journalism Awards
for performing in an outstanding ethical manner
Postmark deadline for nominations: March 20
The Ethics in Journalism Award honors journalists or news organizations that perform in an outstanding ethical manner demonstrating the ideals of the SPJ Code of Ethics. It also honors especially notable efforts to educate the public on principles embodied in the code or hold journalists ethically accountable for their behavior. The Society may present one Ethics in Journalism Award in any given year unless there are no worthy candidates. Nominations are op en. Self-nomination is permitted.
2011 No Award Given
2010 Bill Shory, WBIR-TV
2009 No Award Given
2008 Glen Mabie
2007 No Award Given
2006 Allan M. Siegal, The New York Times
2006 Jerry Roberts, George Foulsham, Don Murphy, Gerry Spratt, Michael Todd, Jane Hulse, Colin Powers, Barney Brantingham, and Scott Hadly, formerly of the Santa Barbara News-Press
2005 No awards made
2004 No awards made
2003 Jordan Rodack, Hurricane Editor, the University of Miami
2002 No awards made
2001 Otis Chandler and the newsroom staff of The Los Angeles Times
2000 No awards made
1999 No awards made
1998 David Broder, The Washington Post
1998 Steve Wilson and Jane Akre, formerly of W-T-V-T, Tampa, Florida
1997 Jerry Ceppos, San Jose Mercury News
1997 Hollis Curl, Wilcox Progress Era, Camden, Alabama
1997 Carol Marin, WBBM-TV, Chicago
Nomination form should be accompanied by a letter(s) of recommendation that addresses why the nominee is deserving of this national recognition. The winner will be honored at the SPJ National Convention and Journalism Conference.
Submit all nomination materials unbound on 8 1/2 x 11 paper. Additional supporting materials are welcomed and should be limited to 10 pages.
Nominations must be postmarked on or before March 20. Nominations should be mailed, faxed or e-mailed to:
Ethics in Journalism Award
Society of Professional Journalists
3909 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46208
For More Information
Contact SPJ Headquarters at 317/927-8000 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org