One of the anchors of a broadcast morning show is set to receive the 2014 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism. Citing Arizona State University, TVNewser reports that “Good Morning America” co-host Robin Roberts will receive the honor.
“I’m truly humbled to join the list of remarkable journalists who have received the Walter Cronkite Award,” Roberts said. “I’m honored to be selected and look forward to spending time with the students at Arizona State University.”
Roberts, who has been a co-anchor on the ABC News program since 2005, will accept the award Oct. 6. She follows Bob Schieffer of CBS and Brian Williams of NBC as recipients of the recognition.