2017 Clurman Award Recipient

Gwen Ifill University of Michigan Livingston Awards 2017 Clurman Recipient
The late

Gwen Ifill

Co-anchor, managing editor, PBS NewsHour
and moderator, managing editor, Washington Week



The late Gwen Ifill was honored with the 2017 Richard M. Clurman Award for her commitment to counseling, nurturing and inspiring young journalists. Ifill served as co-anchor and managing editor of “PBS NewsHour and moderator and managing editor of “Washington Week” until her death in November 2016.

At the Livingston Awards luncheon, former Livingston winner and judge, Michele Norris presented the $5,000 award to Gwen’s brother, Roberto Ifill. The Ifill family will donate the prize money to the Gwen Ifill Fund for Journalism Excellence established by WETA, her public broadcasting home.

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