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AME’s Marilyn Cohen honored with National Telemedia Council award

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Marilyn Cohen, Action for Media Education (AME) Executive Director, has been honored with the 2018 Jessie McCanse Award, deemed the “Nobel Prize” of media literacy.

The National Telemedia Council (NTC) recognizes individuals whose longtime contributions to media literacy exemplify the high principles and dedication of the NTC founder. The NTC, a national non-profit founded in 1953, is the oldest ongoing media literacy organization in the United States.

AME congratulates the four recipients: Marilyn Cohen of Seattle, Washington, Henry Jenkins of Los Angeles, California, Bill Siemering of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Carolyn Wilson of Ontario, Canada.

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