Ted Koppel Receives Lifetime Achievment Award At WSU | Events
Ted Koppel, former host of ABC's Nightline, will receive the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award and deliver a public address at WSU's annual Murrow Symposium.
Each year the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication honors broadcast news professionals. The free, public program is at 7:00 p.m. at Beasley Coliseum in Pullman.
Koppel anchored Nightline from the start back in 1980 until he retired and left the show in 2005.
He continues to work in the industry as a news analyst for National Public Radio and a contributor to BBC America.
Koppel said he plans to talk about his unique perspective as one of the leading broadcast journalists of our time. He has earned just about every award in the industry including 41 Emmys.