Capus, Raddatz To Recieve 2012 RTDNF First Amendment Awards

By Merrill Knox Comment

Steve Capus of NBC News and Martha Raddatz of ABC News will be honored with RTDNF First Amendment Awards in 2012.

Capus, the president of NBC News, will be presented with the First Amendment Leadership Award, which goes to a “business or government leader who has made sigificant contribution to protecting freedom of the press.”

Raddatz, the senior foreign affairs correspondent at ABC News, will receive the Leonard Zeidenberg First Amendment Award, which is named for the former senior Washington correspondent at Broadcasting & Cable.

The awards will be presented at a black-tie reception on March 15, 2012, in Washington, DC. Other 2012 winners are Marci Burdick, the senior vice president of Schurz Communications, and Jim Bohannon, an anchor at Dial Global Radio Networks.