Video: 2017 Katz Award

Award Ceremony Summary


Press Release

Date: June 2, 2017, at 12pm

Location: National Press Club, 529 14th St, NW, 13th Floor, Washington, D.C.

Kevin Rothstein and Mike Beaudet, of WCVB-TV in Boston, are the 2017 recipients of the Eugene Katz Award for Excellence in the Coverage of Immigration. This year was the 20th anniversary of the award, which is intended to highlight good reporting on a topic when sentimentality and unquestioned assumptions are the norm.

The keynote speaker at the award luncheon in Washington, D.C., was Barbara Gonzalez, Acting Assistant Director of Stakeholder Engagement at Immigration and Customs Enforcement and head of ICE's new Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) Office.


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Keynote Speaker Introduction by Mark Krikorian

Executive Director, Center for Immigration Studies
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Keynote Address by Barbara Gonzalez 

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Award Introduction by Mark Krikorian 

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Award Acceptance by Kevin Rothstein 

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Question and Answer Session 

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