The 2007 Nancy Dickerson Whitehead Awards for
Excellence in Reporting on Drug and Alcohol Problems

2007 Nancy Dickerson Whitehead Awards Presenters and Speakers:
Lesley Stahl, 60 Minutes
Ray Kelly, New York City Police Commissioner
Bob Woodruff, ABC TV


2007 Nancy Dickerson Whitehead Awards Winners:
HBO for “Addiction.
A documentary film series examining the nature of addiction and our response to it from a variety of perspectives. (March 15, 2007)

National Public Radio for “The Forgotten War on Drugs.”
A comprehensive five-part series examining the status of the United States’ war on drugs on numerous fronts. (April 2 – 6, 2007)

Sean Powers, KBIA Radio (Columbia, MO) for “Drinking on the Quad.”
A four-part series about drinking on a college campus, produced by a student at the University of Missouri – Columbia. (August 15 – 18, 2006)

Scott Finn and Tara Tuckwiller, The Charleston Gazette (Charleston, WV) for “The Killer Cure.”
A series of ten investigative articles about methadone’s use as a painkiller and methadone overdose deaths among patients whose doctors prescribed it for pain. (June 4 – December 3, 2006)
wvgazette.com/section/Series/The+Killer+Cure/

Lou Michel and Susan Schulman, The Buffalo News for “Jailhouse Highs.”
A four-part, ten story investigative series about drug use and addiction among inmates in New York state prisons. (September 17 –20, 2006)

Pictures from the 2007 Nancy Dickerson Whitehead Awards:

Nancy Dickerson Whitehead Awards Luncheon

Verdura silver clocks, Award checks and plaques for winners

 
Ben Tarnoff, Mathea Falco    

 
Dr. Robert Millman, Dr. Mitchell Rosenthal    

 
Hubert Williams, Philip Heymann    

 
Jane Silver, Dr. Joyce Lowinson, Dr. Mitchell Rosenthal    

 
David Corvo, Missie Rennie, Raymond Kelly, Lesley Stahl    

 
Bob Woodruff and 2007 Nancy Dickerson Whitehead Awards Recipients    

 
Lesley Stahl, 60 Minutes  

 
Ray Kelly, New York City Police Commissioner    

 
Bob Woodruff, ABC TV    

 
Ray Kelly, David Earls    

 
Ray Kelly, Tara Tuckwiller    

 
NDW Award Winner, Lesley Stahl    

 
Lou Michel, Ray Kelly    

 
Lesley Stahl, Sean Powers    

 
NDW Award Winners, Lesley Stahl    


All photos by Ken Levinson.


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