First Amendment Awards


12th annual First Amendment AwardsOur 2018 Awards Contest Call for Entries will be available near the end of Fall 2017!  Watch for information about the contest opening, qualifications and deadline here, on our Twitter page, and on our FB page. 


Video highlights of FOIFT Executive Director Kelley Shannon’s keynote speech and Bob Sanders’ Open Door award speech during the 2015 Award Banquet are available on our homepage in the video playlist.

For a list of the 2017 First Amendment Award winners, see the Congratulations page in this tab.  


First Amendment Award Winners Karina Ramirez , Al Dia, and Eva-Marie Ayala, The Dallas Morning News, share a selfie.
Photography by Bob Booth