News Women Roast Gwen Ifill of PBS
Members and friends of the American News Women roasted and toasted PBS legend Gwen Ifill for Excellence in Journalism on March 19 in the ballroom of the National Press Club on 14th Street. Roasters included emcee Eleanor Clift, Martha Raddatz of ABC News, John Dickerson and Ray Suarez, formerly of PBS News. Chairman Julie Chase and co-Chair Karen Cody filled the room with their journalists and VIP friends in the media. Claire Sanders Swift, president of the American News Women Club, gave the award, a large question mark designed by Lolo Sarnoff.