The Park Center for Independent Media announced the winners of the 11th annual Izzy Award on April 3.
The PCIM is a small department in the Roy H. Park School of Communications that helps students find internships in independent media, brings speakers to campus and hosts the Izzy Awards.
The four recipients of the 10th annual Izzy Award from the Park Center for Independent Media — journalists Lee Fang, Sharon Lerner, Dahr Jamail and Todd Miller — were announced March 13.
She and her husband, Roy H. Park — after whom the Roy H. Park School of Communications was named in 1989 — founded the Park Foundation in 1966, which has funded many projects at the college, in the community and across the nation.
The news organization InsideClimate News and journalists Jamie Kalven and Brandon Smith received awards for Outstanding Achievement in Independent Media” at the eighth annual Izzy Awards on April 6.
Several alumni and journalism professionals will hold presentations and discussions on the importance of engaging with the news in recognition of National News Engagement Day.