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Dan Jenkins Medal for Excellence in Sportswriting Awards Dinner
September 23, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
The Center for Sports Communication & Media (CSCM) will celebrate Jeff Passan and Sally Jenkins as the winners of the sixth annual Dan Jenkins Medal for Excellence in Sportswriting in a September 23 award dinner at The Headliner’s Club in Austin. The first such ceremony since the COVID-19 pandemic, this dinner will also honor 2019 and 2020 Jenkins Medal winners; Elizabeth Merrill and Mitchell S. Jackson for their Best Sportswriting citations and Rick Telander and the late Roger Angell for their Lifetime Achievement recognitions. Additionally, NFL Hall of Famer Charles “Mean Joe” Greene will receive the 2022 Jenkins Medal Sports Legend award.at the upcoming awards dinner.
For the 2022 award, Passan won the Jenkins Medal for Best Sportswriting (of 2021) for his ESPN article “San Francisco Giants Outfield Drew Robinson’s Remarkable Second Act.” Jenkins won for her body of work that has led her to be a columnist for The Washington Post for some 30 years.
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