Veteran AP Correspondent Kathy Gannon to Receive Columbia Journalism Award


Kathy Gannon, the Associated Press news director for Pakistan and Afghanistan, will receive the Columbia Journalism Award for a distinguished career as an international correspondent.  Voted on by the faculty “for singular journalistic performance in the public interest,” the award is presented annually to someone of exceptional accomplishment and service to journalism.

“The breadth and depth of Kathy Gannon’s reporting and her unwavering courage and commitment during incredibly challenging moments spanning more than three decades have shaped an extraordinary record for journalists and historians to study for generations to come,” said Dean and Henry R. Luce Professor of Journalism Steve Coll.