John F. Hogan Distinguished Service Award

Named for the founder and first president of RTDNA, the John F. Hogan Distinguished Service Award recognizes an individual's contributions to the journalism profession and freedom of the press. Given since 1959, the award is presented annually at the Radio Television Digital News Association's annual conference.

2022 Recipient: Richard Engel, NBC News

Richard Engel accepts Hogan award

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) is honored to present Richard Engel, NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent, with the 2022 John F. Hogan Distinguished Service Award for achievements in and contributions to the field of broadcast journalism. 

"Richard Engel is on the front lines of history and helps to humanize the most important events in the world," said RTDNA President and CEO Dan Shelley. "His work sets an important standard for journalism, and viewers around the world are better for it."

Photo: BP Miller/Chorus Photography


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Past Recipients

2021: Soledad O'Brien

2020: Yamiche Alcindo

2019: John Quiñones

2018: Pete Williams

2017: Jake Tapper

2016: Jeffrey Marks

2015: Pierre Thomas

2014: Harvey Nagler

2013: Belva Davis

2012: Jorge Ramos

2011: Lara Logan

2010: Bob Priddy

2009: Barbara Cochran

2006: Christopher Glenn

2005: Don Fitzpatrick

2000: Stanley S. Hubbard, Jack Shelley

1999: Hugh Downs

1997: Walter Cronkite

1996: Sherlee Barish

1992: Terry Anderson

1991: Brian Lamb, Ed Godfrey, Bob Packwood, John Spain

1989: Gordon Manning, Dick Yoakum

1988: Vernon Stone

1987: Malvin Goode, J. Laurent Scharff

1986: Robert Byrd, Mark Fowler

1985: Ron Laidlaw

1984: Paul Davis

1983: Sig Mickelson

1981: Len Allen

1980: John Salisbury

1979: Rob Downey

1978: Col. Barney Oldfield

1974: Gordon Sinclair

1971: Charlie Edwards

1967: Ted Yates

1964: Robert Kintner

1962: David Sarnoff

1959: Frank Stanton