Benjamin C. Bradlee Editor of the Year Award
The National Press Foundation established the Editor of the Year Award in 1984 to recognize significant achievements that enhance the quality of journalism in the United States. The award is open to any U.S.-based editor at any level of a news organization. It recognizes imagination, professional skill, ethics and an ability to motivate staff — qualities that produce excellence in media and represent the highest standards of journalism. The award includes a cash prize of $5,000 and the winner participates in NPF’s annual awards event.