Gerd Ludwig Receives the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism
Gerd Ludwig has been named as one of the 9 recipients of the 2015 Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism. The Missouri School of Journalism has awarded this honor medal annually since 1930 to outstanding journalists, advertising and public relations practitioners, business people, institutions and media organizations from around the world. Medalists are selected by the faculty of the School on the basis of lifetime or superior achievement in journalism. Previous recipients include Christiane Amanpour, Tom Brokaw, Sir Winston Churchill, David Granger, Deborah Howell, Gordon Parks, and Gloria Steinem. The award ceremony will take place on October 26 on the University of Missouri campus.