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Videos: 2011 May Gala

  • By Newmark J-School Staff

Floyd Abrams

Floyd Abrams at the Fourth Annual Awards for Excellence in Journalism – May 16, 2011 from CUNY Grad School of Journalism on Vimeo.

Lawyer Floyd Abrams, recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism’s annual awards gala, speaks about the Pentagon Papers, WikiLeaks, and other First Amendment issues.

Dean Stephen Shepard

Dean Stephen Shepard at the Fourth Annual Awards for Excellence in Journalism – May 16, 2011 from CUNY Grad School of Journalism on Vimeo.

Dean Stephen Shepard welcomes guests to the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism’s fourth annual awards gala on May 16 and introduces a video about the School.

Simone Sebastian

Simone Sebastian at the Fourth Annual Awards for Excellence in Journalism – May 16, 2011 from CUNY Grad School of Journalism on Vimeo.

2010 graduate Simone Sebastian accepts her Award for Excellence in Journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism’s annual awards gala.

Shane Dixon Kavanaugh

Shane Dixon Kavanaugh at the Fourth Annual Awards for Excellence in Journalism – May 16, 2011 from CUNY Grad School of Journalism on Vimeo.

2010 graduate Shane Dixon Kavanaugh accepts his Award for Excellence in Journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism’s annual awards gala.

Hendrik Hertzberg and Sherry Mazzocchi

Hendrik Hertzberg and Sherry Mazzocchi at the Fourth Annual Awards for Excellence in Journalism – May 16, 2011 from CUNY Grad School of Journalism on Vimeo.

Hendrik Hertzberg, senior editor at The New Yorker, introduces 2010 CUNY Journalism School graduate Sherry Mazzocchi, winner of the first Sidney Hillman Foundation Award for Social Justice Reporting.

Karen Toulon and Christine Prentice

Karen Toulon and Christine Prentice at the Fourth Annual Awards for Excellence in Journalism – May 16, 2011 from CUNY Grad School of Journalism on Vimeo.

Karen Toulon, New York Bureau Chief for Bloomberg News, presents the Frederic Wiegold Award for Business Journalism to 2010 CUNY Journalism School graduate Christine Prentice.

Benno Schmidt

Benno Schmidt at the Fourth Annual Awards for Excellence in Journalism – May 16, 2011 from CUNY Grad School of Journalism on Vimeo.

CUNY Board of Trustees Chairman Benno Schmidt introduces guest of honor Floyd Abrams, winner of the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism’s annual awards gala.