Thomas Mitchell is awarded the Champion of Freedom Award

Thomas Mitchell
Thomas Mitchell accepts the Champion of Freedom Award from the President of the Nevada Policy Research Institute, John Tsarpala.
Photo courtesy of the NPRI

On Tuesday, the Nevada Policy Research Institute, (NPRI) awarded former and long-time editor of Review-Journal, Thomas Mitchell, the Champion of Freedom Award. The award was presented as part of “Spirit of Las Vegas: NPRI’s Anniversary Fundraising Dinner.”

Thomas Mitchell’s tenure as the Review-Journal’s editor spanned more than 18 years and shaped his editorial focus and voice. He is a past president of the Nevada Press Association, founding president of the Nevada Freedom of Information Coalition and a former member of the American Society of News Editors, Investigative Reporters and Editors and the Society of Professional Journalists. He currently freelances columns and editorials for seven rural Nevada newspapers seeking to inform and challenge Nevada readers. Here are a couple of his recent newsworthy columns:

National Popular Vote would make Nevada voters irrelevant. (04/29/19)

EPA repeals Obama-era land use restrictions (09/18/19)

Water agency should not skirt law and courts (08/28/19)

The NPRI was founded by Judy Cresanta in 1991 as a non-profit research organization promoting free-market principles in fiscal policy.


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