Humanitarian Award

The Humanitarian Award is presented to an individual for playing a key role in the saving of lives or in rescue situations.

 

2014 RECIPIENT:

Al Diaz

 

PAST RECIPIENTS:

 

2013:

Sebastian Junger

 

2012

Julia Xanthos
Josh Meltzer

 

2011

John David Mercer

Swikar Patel

 

2010

Kim Komenich

 

2008

Jim Foster

Steve Mraz

 

2007

New Orleans Times-Picayune "Muckrakers"

 

2006

Robert Stridiron

Dwight Nixon

Jon Burkett

 

2005

Tim Horstman, WBBM-TV, Chicago

 

2004

Keith Johnson & Mark Reece, Deseret Morning News, Salt Lake City

 

2003

Sanjay Gupta, CNN

 

2002

Todd M. Maisel, New York Daily News

Roby Chavez & Jeff Burton, WSB-TV, Atlanta

 

2001

Ken Bizzigotti, Freelance, Poughkeepsie, NY

Burr Lewis, Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester

 

2000 

Michael Ellis, WJCL-TV, Savannah, GA

Joe Gregory, WKRN-TV, Nashville

 

1999

 Brad Armstrong, The Tribune, Mesa, AZ

John Barlow, WTSP-TV, Tampa-St Petersburg, FL

Jarold Lee, WHNT-TV, Huntsville, AL

LaFonzo Rachel, The Sun, San Bernardino, CA

 

1994

 Michael McCarter, Pensacola News Journal

 

1993

 Rick Collins, Chilliwick (B.C.) Progress

 

1990

Steven A. Smedley, Pantagraph, Bloomington, IL

 

1989

James Glasscock, WINK-TV, Ft. Myers, FL

Leo Hetzel, Press Telegram, Long Beach, CA

 

1988

Byron Alperstein, Los Angeles News Service

Carl Finchum, WISH-TV, Indianapolis

Gene Giese, Oneida (N.Y.) Daily Dispatch

Craig Scherer, KUSA-TV, Denver

Bob Tur, Los Angeles News Service

 

1987

Lee R. Berger, WTOC-TV, Savannah

Pat Brammell, WXFL-TV, Tampa

Burt Crismore, Mountain Democrat

Michael Heller, New Mexican, Santa Fe

Karen Mitchell, Times-Union Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester

Patrick Murphy-Racey, Milwaukee Journal

Steven Smaldon (freelance, Long Island, NY)

 

1986

Hal Goldenberg, New York Post

James Webb, WXFL-TV, Tampa

 

1985

Michael Coers, Courier-Journal and Times, Louisville

John Doman, St Paul Pioneer Press-Dispatch

Tim Koors, Phoenix Gazette