I had the pleasure of photographing the award ceremony for the Lowell Award.The JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa provided Cocktails and Hor'dourves. It was a lovely ceremony.
Here is a partial Press Release for the award. Washington, D.C. -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) today named former WGBH president Henry Becton, Jr., the recipient of the 2008 Ralph Lowell Award.
The Lowell Award, named for philanthropist, banker and founder of the WGBH Educational Foundation, is public television's most prestigious award. It honors an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to public television.
"Like Ralph Lowell, Henry Becton has displayed a profound commitment to public broadcasting's mission of service to the American people," said Patricia Harrison, CPB President and CEO. "His leadership has influenced all aspects of public service media and has helped to establish public broadcasting as one of the most trusted and important institutions in America."