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KORN/FERRY INTERNATIONAL JOURNALISM AWARD FOR UNITED NATIONS REPORTING; WINNER TO RECEIVE $5,000

 NEW YORK, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Korn/Ferry International, the world's leading executive search firm, today announced that entries are now being accepted for The Korn/Ferry International Journalism Award for Excellence in United Nations Reporting. The 1993 award will be presented at the annual Ambassadors dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria on Sept. 14.
 The Korn/Ferry International Journalism Award was established in 1989 in cooperation with the Business Council of the United Nations (BCUN). It recognizes the United States journalist whose reporting about the United Nations has deepened the American public's understanding of the role played by the world organization. The winner receives a $5,000 honorarium.
 Richard M. Ferry, chairman and chief executive officer of Korn/Ferry International said, "We established this award four years ago to promote understanding of the important work of the U.N. By recognizing the journalist who provides fresh insight into the role and actions of this world body, we hope to deepen the American public's understanding and appreciation of its contributions."
 Previous winners of the Korn/Ferry International Journalism Award are: Paul Lewis of The New York Times (1990), Jeanne Moos of CNN (1991) and Stanley Meisler (1992) of the Los Angeles Times.
 Eligibility and Entry Rules
 Any journalist from the commercial print or broadcast media may submit entries that were published or aired in the U.S. during the period from June 1, 1992 to June 1, 1993. All entries must be submitted by July 15, 1993 to Samuel Brookfield, president, business council for the United Nations at 60 East 42nd Street, New York, N.Y. 10163.
 A maximum of five entries may be submitted by each individual journalist or by co-authors or co-producers. Entries may also be submitted by managing editors of publications or executive editors of broadcast shows for journalists on their staffs; however, a maximum of five entries may be submitted for each journalist represented.
 An entry may be one article or a series of articles, and 12 copies of each entry should be submitted to BCUN. Entries from the broadcast media may be maximum of five separate pieces or a series of no more than five segments. Twelve copies of each audio or video entry should be submitted.
 Distinguished Panel of Judges
 The judges for the award include William E. Ahearn, executive editor, Associated Press; Dennis A. Britton, editor, Chicago Sun-Times; Shelby Coffey, editor, Los Angeles Times; Steven Geimann, executive editor, United Press International; William German, executive editor, San Francisco Chronicle; John H. Lyst, editor, Indianapolis Star; Peter S. Prichard, editor, USA Today; Al Rossiter Jr., director, Duke News Services, Duke University; Joseph R.L. Sterne, editor, Baltimore Sun; Ed Turner, executive vice president, newsgathering, CNN; and William F. Woo, editor, St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
 Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles, Korn/Ferry International, the world's largest executive search firm, specializes in management searches at the senior level. The firm maintains 43 offices in key business centers throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia/Pacific and Australia. In addition to serving clients' executive recruiting needs, Korn/Ferry provides related consultation services in executive compensation and organizational consulting.
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