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Joan Konner's PBS Documentary 'She Says/Women in News' Wins Emmy

Joan Konner has previously won 12 Emmys.

Journalism Dean Emerita Joan Konner's PBS documentary "She Says/Women in News," has won a 2002 Emmy Award. The 23rd annual News and Documentary Emmy Award was presented in New York City on September 10.

Konner was executive producer of the program that examines the career contributions of 10 successful newswomen who have changed journalism. Among them are syndicated columnist Geneva Overholser, NPR correspondent Nina Totenberg, CNN anchor Judy Woodruff and KNBC General Manager Paula Madison. Konner collaborated with Barbara Rick, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning journalist and filmmaker. The film is a co-production of Rick's Out of The Blue Films, Inc. and Joan Konner Productions. "She Says/Women in News" is one of five nominees in the Emmy category of Outstanding Informational Programming-Long Form."

Konner served as dean of the Graduate School of Journalism from 1988-1997 and has previously won 12 Emmys, the George Foster Peabody Award, and Columbia's Alfred I. duPont Award, the broadcast equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.

Published: Jul 29, 2002
Last modified: Sep 27, 2002

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