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2019 Journalism Awards Dinner

April 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For more information about the dinner, please contact Shelley Stonecipher at


Futrell Award

For outstanding achievement in communication and journalism by a Duke alum
Susan Taylor Martin ‘71

The Futrell Award


Melcher Award 

For overall excellence in journalism by Duke undergraduate students

Julia Donheiser ’19 (1) and Riley Griffin ’18 (1) 

Elizabeth Anne Brown ’18 (2) 

The Melcher Family Award for Excellence in Journalism


Fischer-Zernin Award 

For local reporting by a Duke undergraduate student

Bill McCarthy ’19

Fischer-Zernin Award for Local Journalism


Merritt Award 

For science journalism by a Duke graduate or undergraduate student

Madeline Go ’20

Merritt Science Journalism Award

(Awarded by the Pratt School of Engineering)





April 15, 2019


6:00 pm - 9:00 pm