Fulton native to receive award from MU J-School
Friday, July 13, 2012
FULTON, Mo. — Following in the footsteps of some of his longtime professional idols, Fulton native John Ferrugia has been announced as a 2012 recipient of the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism, a prestigious award presented by the University of Missouri’s journalism school to honor career-long outstanding service to the craft.
An investigative journalist and news anchor currently working at KMGH-TV in Denver, Ferrugia joins the ranks of many of the journalists he admired growing up in Fulton and attending school at the university, including Walter Cronkite and Dan Rather.
The award follows many awards Ferrugia and reporting teams of which he has been a part have received over the years ....