The event, sponsored by Long Island University, is a chance for the public to see and hear the recent winners of the prestigious George Polk Awards, given annually by LIU.
Awards are granted based on, among other things, "resourcefulness and courage in reporting, skill in relating the story and the impact of the coverage."
The moderator for the annual Polk Awards Seminar will be Alex Jones, Director of the Shorenstein Center at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
Date is Wednesday, April 15; time is 5.30-6.30 p.m. (for the reception) and 6.30-8.00 p.m. (for the discussion). Place is the Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus, at DeKalb Avenue and Flatbush Avenue Extension, Brooklyn, NY
The evening is open to the pubic, free of charge, but please call for reservations at (516) 229-3298 or email Jeanette.Morales@liu.edu.
For a list of the recent winners, and to read, see and hear their respective reports, visit here.
For a history of the George Polk Awards, visit here.