THE BARRY BINGHAM FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AWARD
Presented periodically to an individual recognized for outstanding service to Kentucky journalism.
The individual must exemplify the traits, characteristics, and tenacity exhibited by Barry Bingham, Sr., while associated with the Courier-Journal and Louisville Times.
2011 - Judge Phil Shepherd, Franklin Circuit Court
2004 - John Nelson, Advocate-Messenger, Danville
1999 - Jon Fleischaker, Dinsmore & Shohl
1998 - Senator Mitch McConnell, United States Senate
1995 - Chris Gorman, Kentucky Attorney General
1992 - Senator Wendell Ford, United States Senate
1991 - State Rep. Albert Jones, Paducah
1988 - Jo-Ann Huff Albers, Western Kentucky University
1987 - John W. Munford, Sr., Union Co. Advocate, Morganfield
1986 - Barry Bingham, Sr.Courier-Journal & Times, Louisville