The Atlanta Press Club Hall of Fame award ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on Tuesday, November 29, 2016.
00:00 The Atlanta Press Club Hall of Fame Program
00:09 The Atlanta Press Club Hall of Fame Awards
01:11 Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Kessel D. Stelling, Jr. Ballroom
02:59 Handshakes & hugs, and photos with former First Lady Rosalynn Carter
07:56 Lauri Strauss, President of The Atlanta Press Club, greeting
10:05 Lauri Strauss starts the program
10:30 Mike Toppo, CNN, Chairman of The Atlanta Press Club, welcome
12:20 Karyn Greer, CBS46, emcees the program
14:17 Kelly Caudle, Vice President Communications, Georgia Humanities Council, Platinum Level Sponsor, LookForwardGA.org
19:07 Recognition of Dr. Janice Hume and Jason Lee Guthrie, Grady School of Journalism
20:15 Introduction of Hall of Fame Inductees: Bud McEntee, the late Eugene Patterson, John Smith, Sr. and the founders of The Atlanta Inquirer, and Judy Woodruff
20:48 Recognition of past Hall of Fame inductees: Xernona Clayton, Tom Johnson, John Pruitt, Dale Russell, and Alexis Scott
21:42 Moment of silence for Gwen Ifill, PBS NewsHour, who passed away two weeks ago
23:40 Recognition of past Hall of Fame honorees: Hank Klibanoff, and Brenda Wood
HALL OF FAME HONOREE RECOGNITION
24:02 Induction of Budd McEntee, Atlanta television's longest-serving news director who upheld the highest standards of ground-breaking new coverage and helped build WAGA-TV into one of the nation’s largest, most powerful and respected news organizations.
30:41 Introduction by senior investigative reporter with Fox 5 Atlanta, Dale Russell.
36:12 Budd McEntee accepts award.
50:09 Induction of Judy Woodruff, internationally acclaimed co-anchor and managing editor of PBS NewsHour.
1:00:47 Introduction by former First Lady Rosalynn Carter.
1:07:03 Judy Woodruff accepts award.
1:21:10 Induction of John B. Smith, Sr., publisher and CEO of The Atlanta Inquirer, honored along with the founders of The Atlanta Inquirer, gave a voice to the young people of Atlanta who were daring to advance the civil rights movement in the 1960s.
1:25:55 Introduction by Atlanta City Councilman Michael Julian Bond.
1:34:25 John Smith, Sr. accepts award.
1:41:57 Recognition for Tribute Video Production by Richard Crabbe, Kettle Creek Media, photo journalist; Jon Shirek, WXIA-TV and Hall of Fame Event Chair, for writing and producing; and Jaye Watson, 11Alive, for narration
1:42:59 Induction of Eugene Corbett “Gene” Patterson (1923 ‒ 2013), a reporter, editor and columnist with The Atlanta Constitution whose passion for journalism as a force for good and whose courageous voice during the civil rights struggles of the 1960s helped change the South and the nation.
1:49:32 Introduction by civil rights leader, Xernona Clayton.
1:59:41 Granddaughters, Laura Carter Fausch Price and Emily Carr Fausch, accept his award.
2:03:46 The papers of Eugene Patterson are rich in history
2:04:15 Rosemary M. Magee, Director of the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, & Rare Book Library at Emory University
2:07:40 James Carr “Jay” Fausch, son-in-law of Eugene Patterson
2:08:48 Roy Peter Clark, Poynter Institute, Vice President and Senior Scholar, Reporting, Writing & Editing Faculty in St. Petersburg, Florida
2:12:12 Karyn Greer thanks sponsors and attendees, and concludes ceremony
2:12:33 After-party and farewell hugs
2:14:07 Photo opportunity for Hall of Fame Inductees and Introducers
2:20:54 Photo opportunity for Budd McEntee and WAGA
2:24:44 Lights out at the Kessel D. Stelling, Jr. Ballroom, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339
Running time = 2 hours, 25 minutes
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