Drew Griffin will be the recipient of the The National Press Foundation's 2007 Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress.
The Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress recognizes one print journalist and one broadcast journalist individuals whose work shows thoughtful appraisal and insight into the workings of the U.S. Congress. The two winning print and broadcast journalists win prizes of $5,000 each. The award is presented at the 25th Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, February 28, 2008 at the Hilton Washington Hotel.
Some past CNN winners have included: Ed Henry (2005), Candy Crowley (2003, 1998), Dana Bash (2002), and Jonathan Karl (2001).