Monday, October 19, 2009

BILL EPPRIDGE TO RECEIVE PREEMINENT JOURNALISM AWARD


Bill Eppridge ©Tim Mantoani

In recognition of his more than 45 years as a photojournalist, capturing for the people of the world critical moments in the history of the world, Bill Eppridge will receive the University of Missouri's Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism on Tuesday, Oct. 20, on the University of Missouri campus.

The School has awarded the Medal annually since 1930. Tom Brokaw, Christiane Amanpour of CNN, Sir Winston Churchill, Carol Loomis of Fortune magazine and Gordon Parks are among the distinguished journalists, advertising and public relations practitioners, business people, institutions and media organizations who have been recipients of this influential award.


Monroe Gallery of Photography congratulates Bill Eppride for this well-deserved recognition.