DAVID MICHAELS ACCEPTS THE PII MEDIA AWARD 2012 ON BEHALF OF RITA COSBY

Emmy nominated TV host, Todd Newton, announces Emmy Winning TV Host & Best Selling Author, Rita Cosby as the Peace Islands Institute’s Media Award recipient. “Pii Media Award is reserved for any individual or entity that demonstrates the highest standards of excellence across a broad range of publishing and broadcasting industries including but not limited to newspapers, television, magazines, books, internet websites and photography, creating effective and unique media initiatives by providing quality journalism and demonstrating social justice responsibility and equality awareness for the betterment of the society at the local, regional, national or international levels.” Rita Cosby could not be present the night of the gala due to the unfortunate critical health conditions of her father; therefore, David Michaels, vice-president of the Foreign Press Association read Rita Cosby’s touching and thankful words and received the award on her behalf.