Journalists Honored for Service to Field
MU alumnus among those awarded with Missouri Honor Medal.
Longtime New York Times executive Michael Golden, MA ’78, returned to campus Oct. 29 to accept the prestigious Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism. MU School of Journalism faculty select medalists based on their service in the field. The awards will be given tonight at the Reynolds Alumni Center.
The 2013 Missouri Honor Medal recipients:
Michael Golden, MA ’78, is vice chair of The New York Times Co. He previously served as president and chief operating office of The New York Times Co. Regional Media Group and publisher of the International Herald Tribune. Golden also leads the board of directors for the International Center for Journalists, a nonprofit organization that, through workshops, seminars, fellowships and international exchanges, aims to raise journalism standards.
Carol Guzy is a four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and a staff photographer at The Washington Post. The only journalist to ever receive four Pulitzers, Guzy won for her coverage of the Haitian earthquake; the military intervention in Haiti; the mudslide in Armero, Colombia; and her feature photography work in Kosovo.
Greg Lee is executive sports editor of the South Florida Sun Sentinel where he covers four professional teams, the state’s college programs and more than 300 high schools. He is president of the National Association of Black Journalists and co-director of the Sports Journalism Institute, an internship program for college students interested in careers in sports journalism.
Charles Lewis, an author and investigative journalist, is founder of the Center for Public Integrity. A professor of journalism at the American University School of Communication in Washington, D.C., Lewis is founding executive editor of the Investigative Reporting Workshop, the largest university-based investigative reporting and documentary production center in the U.S.
Aye Aye Win is a correspondent for The Associated Press in Myanmar, the first international news agency to open a bureau there since 2011. She has spent her 24-year career covering pro-democracy uprisings and anti-regime protests.
FleishmanHillard is a St. Louis- based global communications firm.
Hearst Television is a national multimedia company that owns 29 local TV stations and two local radio stations in 30 U.S. cities.