The Chancellor Award
The John Chancellor Award, founded in 1995, is presented each year to a reporter with courage and integrity for cumulative professional accomplishments. The prize honors the legacy of pioneering television correspondent and longtime NBC News anchor John Chancellor. The winner is selected by a nine-member committee and presented with the $25,000 award at Columbia University. Past winners include David Evans from Bloomberg News, NPR's Robert Siegel and Jane Mayer of The New Yorker.
The award was established by Ira A. Lipman, founder and chairman of Guardsmark, LLC, one of the world's largest security service firms. In addition to Lipman and Dean Lemann, the selection panel includes journalists John L. Dotson Jr., Hank Klibanoff, Michele Norris, Lynn Sherr and Bill Wheatley, as well as John Chancellor’s daughter Mary Chancellor.
Past winners include Maria Hinojosa, Robert Siegel, Jane Mayer & Andrew C. Revkin. For a full list of previous honoress, see our Past Winners page.
Nominations for the 2013 Chancellor Award will be accepted beginning March 1, 2013.
The deadline for applicants is Friday, April 5, 2013. Learn more & apply