U.S. Representative Liz Cheney to Headline First Amendment Award Event

October 26, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY

U.S. Representative Liz Cheney to Headline First Amendment Award Event

**Media credentialing and access information**

*All media planning to attend are required to RSVP HERE.

 

THIS IS AN INVITATION-ONLY EVENT.

 

WHAT:

On Tuesday, November 9, 2021, U.S. Representative Liz Cheney (R-Wyoming) will be the featured speaker at the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications’ 18th First Amendment Awards, at the NH Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College.

Wyoming’s sole Congressional representative, Cheney is vice chair of the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 riot at the Capitol. Cheney is the keynote speaker for an event to present the The Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications’ First Amendment Award to a New Hampshire individual or group who has, in some extraordinary way, exercised or sought to protect the Constitution’s

First Amendment rights of free speech, assembly, press, religion, or government petition. Past recipients have included government whistleblowers, citizen activists, school board members, and newspapers.

Tara Gunnigle and Jon Pearson, a Webster, NH couple who pursued town government wrongdoing, are being recognized as this year's Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications' First Amendment Award honorees.

 

WHEN:

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Media Entry (All Media): 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Program: 4 p.m.

 

WHERE:

New Hampshire Institute of Politics

Saint Anselm College

8 Saint Anselm Drive

Manchester, NH

 

NOTES TO MEDIA:

  • All media MUST register to attend. The NH Institute of Politics is handling media credentialing for this event. A confirmation will be sent to you prior to the event.
  • Media should use the main entrance to the NH Institute of Politics near the café/auditorium.
  • All attendees must wear masks for this indoor event.
  • There will be a full recording of the event released within 48 hours for the public. The audience for the event will be made up of First Amendment Award sponsors and donors to the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications.

 

*All media planning to attend are required to RSVP HERE.

 

About the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications

The event is an annual fundraiser for the nonprofit communications school, which provides free classes and resources in a variety of subjects relating to communications and the First Amendment. During a global pandemic, the School achieved its educational mission by offering online classes to the largest numbers of students in its history. New classes in crisis communications, podcasting, open government, media literacy and misinformation have been added to core offerings in First Amendment law, digital marketing, news reporting, photography, public relations and more. The School was founded by Nackey Scripps Loeb, the late publisher of the New Hampshire Union Leader and Sunday News. The First Amendment Award Event is the School’s only annual fundraiser. For more information, visit loebschool.org.

 

About The New Hampshire Institute of Politics

Founded in 2001, the New Hampshire Institute of Politics & Political Library (NHIOP) at Saint Anselm College provides a nonpartisan forum for discussion and debate. It seeks to develop programming, and to foster scholarship and dialogue, encompassing a diverse range of political topics, opinions and issues. The Institute serves as a resource for students, scholars, politicians, and the general public. For more information, please visit: www.anselm.edu/nhiop