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2023 Freedom of the Press Awards

Dark purple image with a microphone icon made up of gemstones that says "Freedom of the Press Awards 2023." The graphic has the date and location of the awards: Wednesday, October 11 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City. The image has the Reporters Committee's logo in the bottom left corner.

The 2023 Freedom of the Press Awards will be held October 11, 2023 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York.

2023 Honorees

The 2023 Freedom of the Press Award winners are:

Career Achievement Award
Martha Minow, 300th Anniversary University Professor, Harvard University
Pierre G. Thomas, Chief Justice Correspondent, ABC News

Catalyst Award
Rachel Aston, Photographer, Las Vegas Review-Journal
Glenn Cook, Executive Editor, Las Vegas Review-Journal
Lizzie Johnson, Local Enterprise Reporter, The Washington Post

Local Champion Award
Rebecca Landsberry-Baker, Executive Director, Native American Journalists Association

Rising Star Award
Ashton R. Lattimore, Editor-in-Chief, Prism

Support the Awards Dinner

For information about sponsorship of the 2023 Freedom of the Press Awards, please see our sponsorship brochure. You can show your support by sponsoring the awards or buying a ticket.

Dinner Chairs

Kate Adams, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Apple
Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr., Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Linda Henry, CEO, Boston Globe Media

Event Details

The 2023 Freedom of the Press Awards will be held Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City. The cocktail reception begins at 6:00 p.m. and the dinner begins at 7:00 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.

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