Austin, TX—The Morley Safer Award for Outstanding Reporting announces its inaugural call for entries. A program of The University of Texas at Austin’s Briscoe Center for American History, where Safer’s archival papers are preserved, the Safer Award seeks to recognize a story or series of stories of creativity, vision and integrity. Applicants have until midnight on February 28, 2019, to submit their entries through this site.
The Briscoe Center proudly announces the eight-person steering committee that will govern the Morley Safer Award for Outstanding Reporting. The Safer Award seeks to recognize a story or series of stories of creativity, vision and integrity.
“We want to honor reporters who embody Morley’s journalisticlegacy,” said Don Carleton, executive director of the Briscoe Center, where Safer’sarchival papers are preserved.
The steering committee comprises Dr. Carleton, Lynn Goldberg, JohnMarks, Dr. Kathleen McElroy, Dr. Horace Newcomb, Jane Safer, Sarah Safer, and Mark Updegrove.