2006 Alfred I. duPont — Columbia University Awards in Television and Radio Journalism

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

Administered by Columbia University, the awards recognize excellence in television and radio broadcasting. This year's awards, presented on Jan. 18, 2006 were given for work broadcast between July 1, 2004 and June 30, 2005

SILVER BATONS ABC News for live coverage of the death of Pope John Paul II and the election of Pope Benedict XVI
CNBC for The Age of Wal-Mart: Inside America's Most Powerful Company
CNN for coverage of the tsunami disaster in South Asia
Frontline, WGBH, Boston, for Al Qaeda's New Front on PBS
Frontline, WGBH, Boston, and The New York Times for The Secret History of the Credit Card on PBS
HBO for Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel: The Sport of Sheikhs
North Carolina Public Radio-WUNC, Chapel Hill, for North Carolina Voices: Understanding Poverty
PRI, WGBH, Boston, and BBC World Service for The World: The Global Race for Stem Cell Therapies
The Kitchen Sisters, Jay Allison, and NPR for Hidden Kitchens
The Sundance Channel, Denis Poncet, Jean-Xavier de Lestrade, and Allyson Luchak for The Staircase
WFTS-TV, Tampa, for Crosstown Expressway Investigation
WJW, Cleveland, for School Bus Bloat
WPMI-TV, Mobile, for For Lauren's Sake

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