2016 Zenger Freedom of the Press Award Dinner

This year’s honoree is Washington Post investigative reporter Dana Priest, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner.  She will be talking about her 2 Putlitzer Prize-winning investigations (see info below).

Dana Priest

Dana Priest

Tickets for the Zenger reception and dinner are $85 per person ($35 is tax-deductible), or $1,000 per table ($500 is tax-deductible).  This dinner will be at the Westward Look Resort, 245 E. Ina Rd. Reception at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m.

You can pay for tickets online through the UA Foundation at uafoundation.org/netcommunity/events/2016ZengerDinner.

Or you can purchase tickets through the mail by sending a check to:

University of Arizona School of Journalism
Marshall Building Room 334
Tucson, AZ 85721-0158

Make the check payable to “UA Foundation/Journalism” and put “Zenger Dinner” in the memo area.

For more information, email the School of Journalism atjournal@email.arizona.edu or call 520-621-7556 or 520-626-3079.

“Given by the school since 1954, the Zenger award honors journalists who fight for freedom of the press and the people’s right to know.

Priest won Pulitzer Prizes in 2006 for uncovering secret CIA prisons in Eastern Europe in and in 2008 for reporting on deplorable conditions for veterans at the Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington.”

From: www.journalism.arizona.edu

One response to “2016 Zenger Freedom of the Press Award Dinner

  1. Carolyn Classen

    Journalist Dana Priest interviewed on AZPM prior to her award dinner tonight: https://www.azpm.org/ (Metro Week).

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