The 2014 MOLLY National Journalism Prize Dinner

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Four Seasons Hotel | Austin
6:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception | 7:00 p.m.Awards Dinner
Honorary Chairs: Jean & Dan Rather
Bernard Rapoport Philanthropy Award: Nelson J. Roach
Featured Guests: Wade Goodwyn and Connie Schultz

Underwriters: Melissa Jones, Susan Longley, Audre Rapoport

Mavericks:
Becky Beaver & John Duncan, Bill Hobby, Patricia & Ron Rapoport

Muckrakers:
Carol Barger, Lisa Blue Baron, Briscoe Center for American History, Carlton Carl, Aimee Boone Cunningham & Ed Cunningham, Janet Dewey & Bob Ozer, Renee & Russ Graham, Charlotte Herzele, Randy Parten, Jeanne & Mickey Klein, Janis & Joe Pinnelli, Jean & Dan Rather, Chula Reynolds, Nelson Roach, Nina & Michael Zilkha

Watchdogs:
Patricia Albright, Susan Blount, Lois Chiles, Beryl Crowley, Lynne Dobson & Greg Wooldridge, Ray Farabee, Cha Guzman & Gilberto Ocanas, Joan Lava, Vincent LoVoi Family Foundation, Conrad Martin, Jim Marston & Annette LoVoi, Mary Nell & Phil Mathis, Marta Mattox, Bonnie Mills, Katie Naranjo, Nona Niland, Jane & Larry Norwood, Debbie & Jim Parish, Alfred Stanley & Kathleen Guido, Genevieve Van Cleve & Peter Ravella, Jade Chang Sheppard, Donna & George Shipley, Shelburne & Brenda Veselka, Karen & Tom Williams, Suzanne & Marc Winkelman / MFI Foundation


The MOLLY National Journalism Prize dinner presented by The Texas Observer celebrates the crucial role of the independent press in today’s society. Considered a must-attend event for supporters of investigative and social-justice journalism, this year’s dinner will take place on Tuesday, June 3, at the Fo
ur Seasons Hotel in Austin, Texas.

In addition to the presentation of the 2014 MOLLY National Journalism Prize, this year's dinner will feature an evening full of special guests and a celebration of The Texas Observer's 60th anniversary.

Please join us to celebrate six decades of outstanding journalism and memorable stories.

Your ticket or sponsorship of The MOLLY National Journalism Prize dinner is a tax-deductible contribution, and will help ensure that Molly's longtime support of The Texas Observer continues, complete with raising hell and having fun. Her dream of a better Texas remains alive in The MOLLY Prize and the magazine she loved.

Individual tickets to this event are now available for $300. Click here to get yours before they sell out!

Sponsorships include the following benefits:

$25,000 Underwriter
Two VIP tables for 10 at The MOLLY with exclusive seating

Premier recognition in The MOLLY invitation, the program, and The Texas Observer
Your choice of ten University of Texas Press books: Fighting Words, Independent Journalists in Texas by James McEnteer (five journalists who published the truth as they saw it); J. Frank Dobie: A Liberated Mind by Steven L. Davis (Dobie a “free-range thinker” who fought for liberal political causes); Conversations with Texas Writers, with an introduction and essays by Joe Holley.
One half-page ad in
The Texas Observer

$10,000 Maverick
One VIP table for 10 at The MOLLY with premier seating

Special recognition in The MOLLY invitation, the program, and The Texas Observer
Your choice of five University of Texas Press books from the following selections: Fighting Words, Independent Journalists in Texas by James McEnteer; J. Frank Dobie: A Liberated Mind by Steven L. Davis; Conversations with Texas Writers by Joe Holley

One quarter-page ad in The Texas Observer

$5,000 Muckracker
One table for 10 at The MOLLY with preferred seating

Recognition in The MOLLY invitation, the program, and The Texas Observer
Your choice of two University of Texas Press books from the following selections: Fighting Words, Independent Journalists in Texas by James McEnteer; J. Frank Dobie: A Liberated Mind by Steven L. Davis; Conversations with Texas Writers by Joe Holley

One business card size ad in The Texas Observer

$3,000 Watchdog
One table for 10 at The MOLLY 

Recognition in the invitation, the program, and The Texas Observer
Your choice of one University of Texas Press book from the following selections: Fighting Words, Independent Journalists in Texas by James McEnteer; J. Frank Dobie: A Liberated Mind by Steven L. Davis; Conversations with Texas Writers by Joe Holley


$1,500 Activist (Shared Table)
Seating for 5 at a shared table at The MOLLY 
Recognition in the invitation, the program, and The Texas Observer


If you cannot attend, but would still like to support the Observer's recognition of superior journalism, please click here to donate to The MOLLY National Journalism Prize.


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June 3rd, 2014 6:00 PM   through   9:00 PM
98 San Jacinto Blvd
Austin, TX Tx-78701
United States
Event Fee(s)
MOLLY Prize Underwriter $ 25,000.00
MOLLY Prize Maverick $ 10,000.00
MOLLY Prize Muckraker $ 5,000.00
MOLLY Prize Watchdog $ 3,000.00
MOLLY Prize Activist (Split Table / Sponsorship) $ 1,500.00
MOLLY Prize Attendee $ 300.00

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