Individual 1971

Personal Award: John Rich

NBC Radio and Television

NBC News Far East correspondent John Rich has reported on Asia for two decades. Objective, concise, literate, he has exemplified the finest traditions of American journalism. John Rich has said of himself, “I’m no real authority; I’m a newsman, not an historian.” In fact, he has given us the best of both worlds. In recognition of distinguished service as a radio and television journalist, a dual George Foster Peabody Award for Radio and Television News.