The winners of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards for 2013 were announced today by Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Among the winners are CBS News, NPR, Current TV and PBS.
Additionally, stations KLAS-TV in Las Vegas, WXYZ-TV in Detroit, WVUE-TV in New Orleans and Southern California’s KCET-TV are being honored, as is WHYY in Philadelphia. PBS’s WGBH is receiving two awards for “Frontline” productions.
The awards are honoring two documentary films, “Bully” and “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry,” along with the publication USA Today.
Here’s the list of all 14 recipients of the Silver Baton:
A film by Alison Klayman, A Never Sorry LLC, United Expression Media, Sundance Selects, MUSE Film and Television
“Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry”
CBS News & Clarissa Ward
CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley: Inside Syria
Current TV, Christof Putzel & The Renaud Brothers
"Vanguard: Arming the Mexican Cartel"
KCET, Southern California
"SoCal Connected: Courting Disaster"
KLAS-TV, Las Vegas
A film by Lee Hirsch, The Weinstein Company, Where We Live Films, BeCause Foundation, The Einhorn Family Charitable Trust, The Fledgling Fund, National Center for Learning Disabilities, and The Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention
NPR, Deborah Amos & Kelly McEvers
Coverage of Syria
StoryCorps, NPR & POV
WGBH, Kartemquin Films, Steve James & Alex Kotlowitz
"FRONTLINE: The Interrupters" on PBS
WGBH, Clover Films & Najibullah Quraishi
"FRONTLINE: Opium Brides" on PBS
witf, WHYY & NPR
WVUE-TV, New Orleans & Lee Zurik
"Dirty Deeds," "Hiding Behind the Badge"
"Wayne County Confidential"
Click here to see the full press release from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, with details about the winners.