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[[image - black and white photograph of a woman holding a large plaque; she is flanked by two other women and a man]] [[caption]] At the 8th annual convention of the National Association of Media Women, Inc., held in Kansas City, Missouri, September 27 to 30, 1973, Ethel L. Payne, CBS-TV panelist on news opinion series "Spectrum," war correspondent and Associate Editor of Sengstacke publications was honored as the Ida B. Wells "Media Woman of the Year" by NAMW. This is the highest award given by the organization. Pictured left to right at the Awards Banquet: Mrs. Lois Alexander Lane, National President of NAMW, Miss Payne, Mayor Charles B. Wheeler of Kansas City, Missouri and Mrs. Inez Kaiser, president of the Kansas City Chapter of NAMW and convention hostess. [[/caption]] [[image - black and white photograph of two women and a man]] [[caption]] At the NAMW 8th annual convention in Kansas City, Missouri, Pepsi-Cola hosted the Awards banquet and provided the silver plaques that were presented to the Media Woman of the Year and to the Outstanding Chapter of the Year which was won for the second year in succession by the Detroit Chapter. Picaured at the banquet, left to right: Miss Winifred Richardson, New York, National Executive Secretary and chairman of the National Scholarship Committee, Samuel L. Hall, Communications Program Manager of the Pepsi-Cola Company and Mrs. Helene Southern Slater, New York, National Public Relations Director, NAMW [[/caption]]
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