KETC (Channel 9)
The station received six Emmy Award nominations from the Mid-America chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) for programs of community engagement. Staff members who received nominations include Jim Kirchherr, Ruth Ezell, Tino Wallenda, Anne-Marie Berger and Brian Holder. Martin Duggan was inducted into the NATAS Mid-America Silver Circle at the Emmy Awards ceremony on Oct. 9 for serving as host of the Donnybrook program for 23 years.
Missouri Press Association
The Association will induct five people into its Newspaper Hall of Fame in the literacy category. They are the late R.L. “Si” Colborn, Harold Ellinghouse, Jo Hoffman, the late Donald W. Reynolds and Robert M. Wilson.
St. Louis American
The National Newspaper Association named the St. Louis American the “First African-American Newspaper in the Nation”. In addition, The Suburban Newspapers of America named the paper the “First Weekly Newspaper” in North America. Journalism department faculty of Loyola University-Chicago School of Communications judged the competition. The American was the only independently owned paper to receive an award.
Catherine Rampel, economics editor at www.nytimes.com and editor of the Times’ Economix blog, received the first annual Weidenbaum Center Award for Evidence-Based Journalism.
St. Louis Bar Foundation
Edward Roth, St. Louis Post-Dispatch; Mary Leonard, St. Louis Beacon; and Donald Suggs, St. Louis American
Press Club at Metropolitan St. Louis
Media person of the year: Mike Shannon, Cardinals broadcaster
Meritorious Service: Jeremy Kohler, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Lifetime Achievement: Margaret Wolf Freivogel, St. Louis Beacon
Edward Roth, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
William Freivogel, St. Louis Beacon
Maria Altman, St. Louis Public Radio
Common Ground Public Relationsgeneric flagyl