Richard Holden cited for his years as 'tireless advocate' for education, workshops, internships and scholarships
MADISON ‑ Richard S. Holden of Grove Street, husband of Mayor Mary-Anna Holden and a frequent columnist on borough history in the Madison Eagle, will receive the 2010 Gerald Sass Award for Distinguished Service to Journalism and Mass Communication, presented by the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication (ASJMC).
The Holdens have lived in Madison for 23 years.
Executive director of the Dow Jones News Fund, Holden will receive the award, ASJMC’s highest honor, at the organization’s annual dinner Friday, Aug. 6, in Denver, Colo.
The award, named after a retired executive of the Gannett Company and the Freedom Forum, has been presented annually since 1946.