A Kansas University associate professor of journalism has been honored as the Scripps Howard Foundation’s Journalism and Mass Communication Teacher of the Year.
The Scripps Howard Foundation National Journalism Awards competition is a national competition that seeks to honor the best work in the communications industry and journalism education, according to a statement.
Doug Ward, a former staff editor at The New York Times who teaches editing courses at KU, will receive $10,000 and the Charles E. Scripps Award. The award will be presented April 26 in Detroit.
This story has been updated to reflect a correction. A previous version incorrectly identified the location and date of the presentation of the award.