25th Annual Gerald R.
Ford Journalism Prizes for Distinguished Reporting in 2011
Each year, the
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation awards two distinguished
journalism prizes, one for reporting on the Presidency and the other for
reporting on National Defense. These prizes, initiated in 1988,
recognize reportorial excellence and the fostering of better public
understanding of the presidency and national defense. Each year the two
prizes are presented to the winners at a National Press Club luncheon in
Washington, D.C. and include a $5,000 award.
The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation sponsors the Gerald R. Ford
Journalism Prizes for Distinguished Reporting on the Presidency and
Distinguished Reporting on National Defense to recognize and encourage
thoughtful, insightful, and enterprising work by journalists covering
the presidency and national defense. The Foundation is a private,
nonprofit, nonpartisan corporation whose programs are supported entirely
by contributions and bequests in an effort to honor President Fordís
sustained commitment to public service.