The David Burke Awards are named after David W. Burke, founding chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors and leader for its first three years. The Burke Awards are presented annually since 2001 to recognize the courage, integrity, and professionalism of journalists with the BBG networks.
Meet the winners
The BBG networks nominates an exemplary journalist, production team, bureau, or language service for work done in the previous calendar year.
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“These journalists have exemplified the definition of bravery and courage by risking their lives to report from some of the most dangerous places in the world.”
John LansingBBG CEO and Director