01 Dec Expense Moyers Called The Criminal offense Report’s 2018 ‘Justice Pioneer’
Expense Moyers, a legend in broadcast journalism for 4 years, has actually been chosen as the 2018 Justice Media Pioneer, an award provided yearly by the John Jay College of Lawbreaker Justice and The Criminal Activity Report to honor people in the media or media-related fields who have actually advanced nationwide understanding on the 21 st-century difficulties of criminal justice.
Most just recently, Moyers was the executive manufacturer ofRikers: An American Jail The captivating documentary brings audiences deal with to face with males and females who have actually sustained imprisonment at the nation’s biggest prison center. Their stories, informed straight to video camera, clearly explain the vicious arc of the Rikers experience– from the shock of entry, to the extortion and control worked out by other prisoners, the overbearing interaction with corrections officers, the abuse of holding cell, and the difficulties of reentering civil society.
RIKERS, which won a 2017 Robert F. Kennedy journalism award, is a production of Schumann Library, Inc. and Brick City TELEVISION LLC, in association with Public Square Media, Inc.
” Expense Moyers has actually been honored in lots of places for his journalism, however the John Jay Pioneer award is a method of acknowledging the excellent contribution he has actually made in bringing longstanding problems of imprisonment to the leading edge at this time in our history, and in setting a requirement of quality for other reporters composing on criminal justice,” stated Stephen Handelman, Managing Editor of The Criminal Activity Report
” Through him, we are likewise honoring his documentary group, together with the males and females who fearlessly shared their experiences at Rikers.”
Moyers, who started his tv profession in 1971 after acting as deputy director of the Peace Corps and unique assistant and press secretary to President Lyndon B. Johnson, has actually been accountable for groundbreaking public affairs series, such as NOW with Expense Moyers(2002-05), Expense Moyers Journal(2007-10) and Moyers & & Business(2011-15). Amongst his lots of honors, he has actually won 36 Emmys and 9 Peabody Awards.
Moyers, the 5th recipient of the yearly Justice Media Pioneer, will get his award throughout a supper on the night of Feb. 15, 2018 at John Jay College, which will likewise acknowledge the winners of the yearly 2017-2018 John Jay/Harry Frank Guggenheim Prizes for Quality in Lawbreaker Justice Journalism. The supper is the emphasize of the 13 th yearly John Jay/H. F. Guggenheim Seminar on Justice in America.
The winners will be revealed in January, 2018.
Previous Pioneers were: Van Jones of CNN; David Simon of The Wire; Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black; NPR’s Maria Hinojosa, manufacturer of Latino U.S.A; and New Yorker author Jelani Cobb
Previous New York City State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman will present Moyers at the supper, which will be emceed by NY 1 News anchor Errol Louis and hosted by John Jay College President Karol Mason
To buy a seat or table at the Pioneer supper, see: https://jjaycuny.thankyou4caring.org/events/2018TrailblazerAwards