The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication will honor Janie McCauley and Mark Wright as the 2020 Hall of Achievement Award recipients at the Murrow Symposium on March 23 at Washington State University’s Pullman campus. Every year, the Hall of Achievement at Murrow College honors and recognizes outstanding achievements of select graduates.
Janie McCauley, a 1998 Murrow College graduate, is a journalist for the Associated Press based in the Bay Area, where she covers the San Francisco 49ers, the San Francisco Giants, the Golden State Warriors among her other beats. McCauley joined the Associated Press bureau in Seattle in 2000, where she grabbed attention with her thoughtful coverage of Ichiro Suzuki’s rookie year as part of her coverage of the Seattle Mariners. McCauley moved to San Francisco in 2002 and was named AP’s Sports Writer of the Year in 2006. McCauley has also covered three Summer Olympic Games, the 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympic Games, the World Cup in Brazil, a Super Bowl and four World Series.
The ceremony will take place during the 45th Murrow Symposium, which runs from March 22-24, on the WSU Pullman campus.