The Phillips Foundation held its Eleventh Annual Journalism Fellowship Awards Dinner on Tuesday, May 11, at the National Press Club. The Phillips Foundation bestows annual fellowships to journalists who are recognized for promoting constitutional principles, a democratic society, and a vibrant free enterprise system.
This year seven working journalists were awarded Phillips Fellowships for projects on a variety of topics:
The guest speaker for the awards banquet was Tony Snow, conservative talk show host on the Fox News channel. Donald P. Hodel, retiring Phillips Foundation Trustee, introduced Becky Norton Dunlop, a new trustee of the foundation.
Conservative columnist and author Robert D. Novak presented the Lifetime Achievement Award, posthumously to late Wall Street Journal Editorial Page Editor Robert L. Bartley. Previous Lifetime Achievement recipients include: William Rusher (1999), George F. Will (2000), and James J. Kilpatrick (2001), William F. Buckley, Jr. (2002), and Robert D. Novak (2003).
The Phillips Foundation??¢â???¬â???¢s annual journalism fellowship program grants an award to working print journalists for self-selected projects that support American culture and a free society. In addition to Tom Phillips, the foundation??¢â???¬â???¢s Board of Trustees this year includes Robert D. Novak, Alfred S. Regnery, Donald P. Hodel and Thomas A. Fuentes.
Since the founding of the Phillips Foundation Journalism Fellowships, 45 fellowships have been awarded to working journalists. Phillips Fellows include staff writers at the Washington Times, Washington Post, HUMAN EVENTS, The Weekly Standard, the Asian Wall Street Journal, and Education Week.
For further information, contact the Phillips Foundation (301) 340-2100 or www.thephillipsfoundation.org.