Individual 1962

Personal Award: William R. McAndrew

NBC News

William R. McAndrew, as executive vice-president of NBC News, has provided the vision and leadership which have resulted in range, depth, and significance in news programming. His is indeed the news network—a global web of news communication that reflects the inquisitive intelligence, erudition, and communicative skills of his key personnel the world over. To Mr. McAndrew and all those who try to keep NBC News geared to the informational needs of the space age, a George Foster Peabody Broadcasting Special Award.