humor columnist Gene Weingarten has accepted the nomination to be the 2014 recipient of the Ernie Pyle Lifetime Achievement Award, according to Eric Heyl, president of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists.
Weingarten was “quite happy” to learn of the honor, said Heyl, who notified him after conferring with the NSNC board in mid-August. He will accept the plaque at the final banquet of the society’s 38th annual conference, June 26-29, 2014, in Washington. Other conference details will be announced soon.
By: Ben Pollock | National Society of Newspaper Columnists