2023 Event Honorees To Be Announced

APRIL 21, 2023
The Carolina Inn
6:00 PM

On Friday, April 21, 2023, the NC Media & Journalism Hall of Fame will induct its 2023 class of honorees.

The event benefits the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media in its critical role developing future leaders in our professions.



Natalie Best
Brandon Cooke



2022 Event Photos

In 2022, the NC Media & Journalism Hall of Fame inducted Jacqueline Charles, John Drescher, Susan Ellis, Susan King, Draggan Mihailovich and Ernie Pitt with a gala fundraiser for the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media.


Submit nominations via email, mail or the online form. Multiple letters of support per nominee are encouraged. The deadline to nominate for the 2023 induction class is June 1, 2022. The Hall of Fame committee appreciates your thoughtfulness when submitting a nomination.

Nominees are evaluated on the following criteria:

  • North Carolina ties
  • Leadership in their spheres of influence
  • Service to the professions and society
  • Work meeting the highest professional standards
  • Inspiring others in media and journalism careers

Email submissions to nchof@unc.edu.

Mail submissions to:
NC Hall of Fame Committee
Carroll Hall, Campus Box 3365
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3365

Online submissions:
Complete the form and upload nomination letter(s).

    Upload nomination letter(s)