2021 Zenger Award for Press Freedom Luncheon

For its role in defending the rights and safety of journalists around the world, the Committee to Protect Journalists will receive the 2021 John Peter and Anna Catherine Zenger Award for Press Freedom from the University of Arizona School of Journalism.


Joel Simon

CPJ Executive Editor Joel Simon will accept the award at a gala luncheon Friday, Oct. 1, at the Tucson Marriott University Park. Guests unable to attend in-person can watch a livestream broadcast of the event, and proceeds will support student scholarships and reporting projects.

Click here to buy tickets or register for a live broadcast. Individual tickets are $85 ($35 tax-deductible); a table for 10 is $1,000 ($650 tax-deductible). You also may sponsor a student to attend for $85 (fully tax-deductible). A link to the live broadcast will be available for a suggested $20 donation.

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11:30 a.m. Oct. 1, 2021

Event Contacts

Rachel Mosteller