Brian Lehrer Awarded 2018 Gene Burd Urban Journalism Award

The Urban Communication Foundation is awarding broadcast journalist Brian Lehrer the 2018 Gene Burd Urban Journalism Award.

The award recognizes high quality urban media reporting, critical analysis and re- search relevant to city problems, programs, policies, and public priorities in urban life and culture. Lehrer is being recognized for his two-hour daily call-in radio program at WNYC and for being an “insightful and enduring presence in broadcast journalism dedicated to the urban condition.”

The award will be presented during the Urban Communication Foundation’s meeting at AEJMC’s Washington, D.C., conference.