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“Behind the Badge”

Excellence in Broadcast National/International Coverage, Honoring Jack R. Howard

CBS News, 2022

Author(s): Jane Pauley, Rand Morrison, Ed Forgotson and CBS Sunday Morning Staff | CBS News


CBS Sunday Morning examined the complexities of policing in America, delivering a comprehensive look at the issue from multiple points of view. Reporting compared policing in the U.S. with other countries, included a plea for reform from a mother whose son died at police hands, told the story of an officer killed while on duty and provided insightful analysis into how the lack of adequate mental health care services perpetuates the problem.

Honoring Jack R. Howard
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Jack R. Howard is credited with expanding The E.W. Scripps Company’s presence in the field of broadcasting. In 1937, he was elected president of the Scripps radio company. Jack succeeded his father, Roy W. Howard, as president of Scripps-Howard in 1953. He retired in 1976.