Update on the 2020 Damon Runyon Award banquet

The Denver Press Club building exterior in 2017

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, I wanted to provide an update on the Denver Press Club’s plans regarding the Damon Runyon Award banquet honoring Judy Woodruff, currently set for April 11 at the Denver Athletic Club. We have been in touch with Woodruff’s representation and with the event venue, and we have roughly two … Read more Update on the 2020 Damon Runyon Award banquet

Walter Baas, Emmy-winning photojournalist, dies at 60

Walter Baas

By John Wenzel Emmy-winning directors and producers, particularly ones as decorated as Walter Baas, are still fair game for pledge drives when they work for public television. “Walter was one of the people the pledge-drive volunteers loved most,” said John Burshtan, who worked with Baas for nearly a decade at Rocky Mountain PBS creating nationally … Read more Walter Baas, Emmy-winning photojournalist, dies at 60

Bob Woodward named 25th Damon Runyon Award winner

Bob Woodward

Pulitzer Prize-winning editor Bob Woodward, best known for teaming with then-Washington Post reporter Carl Bernstein to unravel the Watergate break-in and cover-up that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon, has been named the recipient of the Denver Press Club’s 25th annual Damon Runyon Award.