Schieffer Gets Distinguished Service Award
Veteran CBS newsman gets NAB award for career of distinguished service
By John Eggerton -- Broadcasting & Cable, 2/20/2013 11:34:00 AM
Schieffer is marking his 56th year as a reporter and 44th at CBS News, where he has been moderator of Face the Nation since 1991. He was briefly anchor of CBS Evening News, and has covered the White House, Pentagon, State Department and Capitol Hill.
"For more than 50 years, Bob Schieffer has been an eyewitness to history's biggest stories and respected as a preeminent journalist of his generation," NAB president Gordon Smith said in a statement. "In recognition of his dedication and profound impact on journalism, we are proud to present him with the Distinguished Service Award."
Schieffer will receive the award April 8 during the NAB's annual convention in Las Vegas.
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