Nackey S. Loeb First Amendment Award recipient chosen: The Telegraph of Nashua
The newspaper will be recognized Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the 11th annual Nackey S. Loeb School of Communication’s First Amendment Awards at the Executive Court Conference Center in Manchester. Featured speaker for the luncheon event will be George Stephanopoulos of ABC News.
Telegraph Publisher Greg Pohl called the honor “particularly gratifying because we were nominated by our peers at other New Hampshire newspapers. Like them, we work hard to uphold and defend the freedom of the press and principles of the First Amendment.”
Leader. She founded the nonprofit school of communications in 1999 to promote understanding and appreciation of the First Amendment and to foster interest, integrity and excellence in journalism and other forms of communication. More than 7,000 people have participated in the school’s free media-related classes, low-cost workshops and other events.
The host of “Good Morning America” also presides over the network’s top political program, “This Week,” on Sundays.
Presenting sponsor for the event is People’s United Bank. The luncheon program is also supported by a growing number of New Hampshire businesses and individuals, including PSNH; Amoskeag Beverages; U.S. Trust; AutoFair; Holloway Automotive Group; TD Charitable Foundation; Dean Kamen; Citizens Bank; Fallon Community Health Plan; The Dupont Group; Silvertech; Joseph and Signe McQuaid; Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.; Southern New Hampshire University; The Common Man Family of Restaurants; BAE Systems; Lincoln Financial; Live Free or Die Alliance; Charles Schwab.
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