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Brokaw speaks of troubled times, need for excellence
April 19, 2006

“I am privileged to accept this award in the name of a man who was my first hero in broadcast journalism,” said Tom Brokaw as he held the Edward R. Murrow Award for Lifetime Achievement in Broadcasting at WSU last night. Brokaw told the capacity crowd, which included Edward R. Murrow’s son and grandsons, that he thinks of Murrow as the founding father of broadcast journalism. “I am at an age and a stage where few things move me anymore, but this one does deeply.”A veteran broadcast journalist and former NBC anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, Brokaw told the crowd he is … » More …

Tom Brokaw to accept Edward R. Murrow Award at WSU
November 4, 2005

Tom Brokaw, former anchor and managing editor of the NBC Nightly News, will accept the Edward R. Murrow Award for Lifetime Achievement in Broadcasting at Washington State University Tuesday, April 18, 2006. The award presentation followed by Brokaw’s acceptance speech will take place in Beasley Coliseum at 7:30 p.m.“We are pleased Tom Brokaw has accepted our invitation,” said Alex Tan, director of the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication. “Our faculty and advisory board felt strongly that Brokaw’s record as anchor and managing editor was a strong example for our students and in keeping with the Murrow tradition,” said Tan.“Tom Brokaw is a legend in … » More …