- The Media School Distinguished Alumni Award (2013)
- Thomas Hart Benton Mural Medallion (2002)
- Program in Honor of Scripps Howard Family
- Bloomington, Indiana
- Presenter: Myles Brand
Dan K. Thomasson, a Washington journalist for four decades and former vice president of Scripps Howard Newspapers, covered many of the country's defining moments, from Kennedy to Watergate to Waco. Now retired, he writes a syndicated column covering hot topics of the day.