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Barbara Jordan Media Awards

Thursday, March 20, 2014 | Apogee Stadium - Club Level

Doors open: 11:30 a.m. | Lunch & Program: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

About

The UNT Frank W. & Sue Mayborn School of Journalism, Institutional Equity & Diversity and the College of Public Affairs & Community Service in partnership with the Texas Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities invite you to attend the 2014 Barbara Jordan Media Awards Luncheon.

Keynote Speaker: Bob Phillips of Texas Country Reporter

Keynote Speaker: Bob Phillips
Since 1972, Bob Phillips has traveled the backroads and told the stories of real Texans - ordinary people doing extraordinary things.

Become a Sponsor

  • Friend
  • $250
     
  • General seating for 4 guests
  • Sponsor name on program
  • Recognition on Website
  • Patron
  • $500
     
  • General seating for 8 guests
  • Sponsor name on program
  • Recognition on Website

Purchase a ticket (Ticket sales end March 14th)

If you would like to attend as an individual, but not at the sponsor level, we offer the following ticket options:

  • Regular Tickets ($25 each)
  • Student Tickets ($15 each; require EUID)
Purchase Individual Tickets

Sponsors

 
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Diamond Sponsors

UNT President/Provost
Institutional Equity & Diversity
Frank W. & Sue Mayborn School of Journalism
College of Public Affairs and Community Service
Dallas Morning News
Denton Mayor
UNT Athletics
 
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Patron Sponsors

Honors College
Department of Disability and Addiction Rehabilitation
 
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Friend Sponsors

Department of Community and Professional Programs
Amy Villarreal
Denton Record Chronicle
Office of Disability Accommodations
Marilynne Serie

Past Recipients

Below is a list of last year's Barbara Jordan Media Award recipients with their winning submissions.

BOOK

Shouting in the Dark by John Bramblitt, Denton
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press

PHOTOJOURNALISM

A Will to Walk (Videography) by Mario Sandoval, Weslaco
KRGV-TV

PRINT FEATURE

Private Battles/War Wounds by David Tarrant, Dallas
Dallas Morning News

PRINT FEATURE SERIES

Zach's Journey by Marc Ramirez, Dallas
Dallas Morning News

INTERNET

Moving Mountains (Declaring Independence) by Kelly West, Austin
Austin American Statesman online

SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION, INDIVIDUAL

225th Birthday Celebration: Erastus "Deaf" Smith Exhibit and Tours by Steve C. Baldwin, PhD, Austin
Exhibit held at the Capitol and various other locations across Texas 

TV FEATURE

I Will Run by Greg Groogan and Mark Muller, Houston
KRIV-TV

TV FEATURE, EXT

Never Losing Focus by Bob Phillips Productions, Dallas
Texas Country Reporter (DVD)

STUDENT, HIGH SCHOOL

Students Seek to Serve by Joey Hadden, Rockwall HS
Rockwall

STUDENT, COLLEGE

Once Again by John Spottswood Moore, Austin
University of Texas at Austin 

Contact

For more information or special accommodations, please contact Christi Hestand at christi.hestand@unt.edu or call 940-565-2711.