The Alfred I. DuPont/Columbia University Awards (1986) | 1986
Annual presentation of the "45th Alfred I. Dupont-Columbia University Awards in Broadcast Journalism." The awards cover six categories: radio, small market television, medium market television, major market television, network television and independent broadcast news and public affairs. A special prize is awarded to the program judged to have contributed the most to the public's understanding of important issues or news events. The broadcast year covered by the awards is July 1, 1985 to June 30, 1986, and the presentation is broadcast from the rotunda of Columbia University's Low Memorial Library in New York City.