Robin Roberts to Receive 2014 Cronkite Award

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By Chris Ariens Comment

RobinRobertsRobin Roberts is the 2014 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, Arizona State University announced today.

ā€œIā€™m truly humbled to join the list of remarkable journalists who have received the Walter Cronkite Award,ā€ said Roberts. ā€œI’m honored to be selected and look forward to spending time with the students at Arizona State University.”

Roberts, the co-anchor of “Good Morning America,” will accept the 31st annual award, at a luncheon ceremony Oct. 6 in Phoenix.

CBS’s Bob Schieffer was presented last year’s Cronkite award. Brian Williams, was the 2009 honoree, while Diane Sawyer accepted it the following year in 2010.