INDIANAPOLIS (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – The Indiana Judges Association on Thursday presented anchor Linda Jackson with the 2018 award for Excellence in Public Information and Education.
The honor is presented annually to one member of the state’s media corps for outstanding work covering matters related to the law and the courts.
Jackson’s report, "Hooked: A Life Sentence" was part of a Fort Wayne’s NBC project examining the impact of the opioid epidemic on the Fort Wayne community.
Judge Wendy Davis presented the award to Jackson as part of a luncheon at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Indianapolis.