Special Awards

Year and Award Name
Recipient
Video

2016


Fred Dressler Leadership Award

David Levy ’84

David Levy

President
TBS

2016


i-3 award for impact, innovation and influence

Nonny de la Peña

Nonny de la Peña

CEO
Emblematic Group

2015


i-3 award for impact, innovation and influence

David Carr

David Carr

Columnist
New York Times

2015


Fred Dressler Leadership Award

Josh Sapan

Josh Sapan

President and CEO
AMC Networks

2014


i-3 award for impact, innovation and influence

Walt Mossberg

Walt Mossberg

Co-executive editor
Re/code
Kara Swisher

Kara Swisher

Co-executive editor
Re/code

2014


Fred Dressler Leadership Award

David Zaslav

David Zaslav

President and CEO
Discovery Communications

2013


i-3 award for impact, innovation and influence

Nate Silver

Nate Silver

Statistician

2013


Fred Dressler Leadership Award

Anne Sweeney

Anne Sweeney

Co-chair and president
Disney Media Networks and Disney/ABC Television Group

2012


i-3 award for impact, innovation and influence

Knight Foundation

Knight Foundation

2011


i-3 award for impact, innovation and influence

Dennis Crowley ’98

Dennis Crowley

Co-founder
Foursquare
Naveen Selvadurai

Naveen Selvadurai

Co-founder
Foursquare

2011


Fred Dressler Achievement Award

Brian Roberts

Brian Roberts

Chairman and CEO
Comcast Corporation

2010


i-3 award for impact, innovation and influence

Twitter

Twitter

2010


Fred Dressler Achievement Award

Bloomberg

Bloomberg

2009


i-3 award for impact, innovation and influence

Obama for America New Media Department/Blue State Digital

Obama for America New Media Department/ Blue State Digital

2009


Fred Dressler Lifetime Achievement Award

Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington

Co-founder and editor-in-chief
The Huffington Post

2008


i-3 award for impact, innovation and influence

CNN/YouTube

CNN/YouTube

2008


Fred Dressler Lifetime Achievement Award

Tim Russert

Tim Russert

Washington bureau chief and moderator of "Meet the Press"
NBC News

2007


Lifetime Achievement Award

Peter Bart

Peter Bart

Editor-in-chief
Variety