Burton W. Marvin Award

Each year during William Allen White Day, the KU School of Journalism and Mass Communications presents the William Allen White Foundation Burton W. Marvin Kansas News Enterprise Award to a journalist at a newspaper that is circulated in Kansas. The award honors a journalist who has demonstrated enterprise in developing and writing a significant news story. Judges will be provided by the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

This year's award was presented April 21, 2017, to Mike Hendricks and Matt Campbell of The Star for their series "Fatal Echoes." (Read the press release.) This was the 44th year of the award. 

The award is named in honor of Burton W. Marvin, former dean of the William Allen White School of Journalism and the first director of the White Foundation. Learn more about the Burton W. Marvin Kansas News Enterprise Award and how to submit your entries. Deadline for entries is March 27, 2018. The award will be presented April 27, 2018, at the University of Kansas.