Sperber Prize

The Department of Communications and Media Studies congratulates the 2017 winner of the annual Ann M. Sperber Prize, Avid Reader: A Life by Robert Gottlieb.

The Sperber Prize is given in honor of Ann M. Sperber, the author of the excellent biography of Edward R. Murrow, Murrow: His Life and Times (Fordham University Press). The book received numerous awards for its meticulous research and finely crafted writing and was a finalist in 1987 for the Pulitzer Prize.Through the generous support of Ann’s mother, Lisa, the prize was established to promote and encourage other outstanding biographies and memoirs related to the field of print and electronic journalism.

To Apply

Please contact Professor Brian Rose for details on the application.
Department of Communication and Media Studies, Fordham University
45 Columbus Ave. NY, NY, 10023
Phone: 212-636-6277
Email: rose@fordham.edu