Awards & Winners

John Hockenberry

Date of Birth 04-June-1956
Place of Birth Dayton
(Montgomery County, United States of America, Ohio, Area code 937)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Journalist
John Charles Hockenberry is an American journalist and author. A four-time Emmy Award winner and three-time Peabody Award winner, Hockenberry has worked in media since 1980. Hockenberry has reported from all over the world, has anchored programs for network TV, cable, and radio, and has reported for magazines, newspapers, and online media. He is a prominent figure in the disability rights movement; Hockenberry sustained a spinal cord injury in a car crash at the age of 19, which left him with paraplegia from the chest down. In 2007, he was named a Distinguished Fellow at the MIT Media Lab. Since April 2008, Hockenberry has been host of The Takeaway, a live national morning news program created by Public Radio International and WNYC New York. He is author of the nonfiction book Moving Violations: War Zones, Wheelchairs and Declarations of Independence and the novel A River Out Of Eden.

Awards by John Hockenberry

Check all the awards nominated and won by John Hockenberry.


Nominations 2013 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story – Long Form Frontline
Climate of Doubt


Ambassador Book Award for American Studies
Honored for : Moving Violations: War Zones, Wheelchairs, and Declarations of Independence


Nominations 1995 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography/Autobiography Moving Violations: War Zones, Wheelchairs, and Declarations of Independence