2022 Freedom of the Press Awards
The 2022 Freedom of the Press Awards will be held October 11, 2022, at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City.
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The 2022 Freedom of the Press Award winners are Kevin T. Baine, senior counsel at Williams & Connolly LLP; Azmat Khan, investigative reporter for The New York Times and The New York Times Magazine; Wendi C. Thomas, founding editor and publisher of MLK50: Justice Through Journalism; Judy Woodruff, anchor and managing editor of the PBS NewsHour; and Sahan Journal, led by Founding Publisher and CEO Mukhtar M. Ibrahim.
Nikhil Deogun, CEO of the Americas and U.S. Senior Partner, Brunswick Group
A.G. Sulzberger, Chairman and Publisher, The New York Times
The 2022 Freedom of the Press Awards are generously presented by:
The E.W. Scripps Company
NBCUniversal News Group
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
The New York Times Company
Williams & Connolly LLP
Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
The Murray Fromson Family
The Associated Press
Brookfield Asset Management
Brunswick Group LLC
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
JP Morgan Chase
Sheryl and Chip Kaye/Warburg Pincus
The Washington Post
Advance Publications, Inc.
Boston Consulting Group
Boston Globe Media Partners, LLC
Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
Goldman Sachs & Co
Li Center for Global Journalism, Columbia University
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton
McKinsey & Company
Norman Pearlstine and Jane Boon
Public Broadcasting Service
Rattner Family Foundation, Inc.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Stephen J. Adler and Lisa Grunwald Adler
Open Society Foundations
Robert S. Rifkind
Cristine Russell & Ben Heineman
The Steinman Foundation
Wallace House Center for Journalists
Bruce Brown and Amy Rifkind
Rachel and Steven Glaser
Arthur and Trudy Golden
John C. Henry
KWS Advisory Services
Lancaster County Local Journalism Fund
Margaret Low and Kinsey Wilson
North Base Media
Vinson & Elkins LLP/Tom Leatherbury
Ballard Spahr LLP
Andrew P. Bridges
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Holland & Knight LLP
PNC Institutional Asset Management
Saundra and Jack Torry
For information about sponsorship of the 2022 Freedom of the Press Awards, please see our sponsorship brochure. You can show your support by sponsoring the awards or buying a ticket.
The 2022 Freedom of the Press Awards will be held Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City. The cocktail reception begins at 6:30 p.m. ET and the dinner begins at 7:30 p.m. The dress code is Business Attire.
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press takes the health and well-being of our guests seriously. Masks are welcome at the event. While proof of vaccination is not required, we ask that attendees be up-to-date on vaccinations. If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or have recently tested positive, please do not attend. We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and communicate any changes in our event protocols.