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2024 Freedom of the Press Awards

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The 2024 Freedom of the Press Awards will be held Oct. 16, 2024, at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York. The cocktail reception begins at 6:00 p.m. Dinner and program are at 7:00 p.m. Martha Raddatz, ABC News’ chief global affairs correspondent and co-anchor of “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” will host the event.

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2024 Honorees

The 2024 Freedom of the Press Award winners are:

Career Achievement Award
Stephen Paul Engelberg, Editor-in-Chief, ProPublica
Maria Hinojosa, Founder and President, Futuro Media

Catalyst Award
Josie Huang,
Reporter, LAist

Local Champion Award
Mazin Sidahmed, Co-Founder, Documented

Rising Star Award
Sisi Wei, Editor-in-Chief, The Markup

Pro Bono Service Award
Covington & Burling LLP

Event Chairs

Horacio Gutierrez, Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer of The Walt Disney Company
Almar Latour, Publisher of The Wall Street Journal and CEO of Dow Jones



Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP


Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation


Covington & Burling LLP
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
The New York Times
Annik & Michael J. Wolf and the team at Activate


CNN Worldwide
DCI Group
DLA Piper
Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
NBCUniversal News Group
Robert S. Rifkind
The Washington Post
Williams & Connolly LLP


Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Hogan Lovells
Saundra and Jack Torry

Event Details

The dress code is Business Attire.

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