Gold Medal Award Recipients

The PPRA Gold Medal Award honors individuals and organizations whose accomplishments have left a lasting impact on our community and brought national recognition to Philadelphia.

2016 Jane Golden
2015 Mayor Michael Nutter
2014 WMMR's Preston & Steve Show
2013 Jose Garces
2012 The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2011 David L. Cohen
2010 Dr. Amy Gutmann
2009 Jim Gardner
2008 Lisa Scottoline
2007 Philadelphia Eagles
2006 Dr. Constantine Papadakis
2005 Alex's Lemonade Stand
2004 Jennifer Weiner
2003 Judith Rodin, Ph.D.
2002 The Honorable Lynne M. Abraham
2001 The Philadelphia 76ers
1999 Anne d’Harnoncourt
1999 John Timoney
1998 Brian Roberts
1997 Edward G. Rendell
1996 Sharon Pinkenson
1995 Elaine Grobman, Terry Gross, Nelson Harris, Marciene Mattleman and Garry Maddox
1994 The Phillies Broadcasters
1993 Jane G. Pepper
1992 Moe Septee
1991 Charles S. Andes
1990 Marshall Herskovitz
1989 Philadelphia Policemen and Firemen
1988 Sam S. McKeel
1987 Frank G. Binswanger, Sr.
1986 Hobart G. Cawood
1985 Julius Erving
1984 Richard I. Rubin & Co., Inc.
1983 Thatcher Longstreth
1982 Pearl and Albert Nipon
1981 Fitz Eugene Dixon, Jr.
1980 Arthur C. Kaufmann
1979 All-Philadelphia Boys Choir
1978 Frank Palumbo
1977 William Y. Giles
1976 Fredric R. Mann
1975 Ed Snider and Philadelphia Flyers
1974 Robert Montgomery Scott
1973 Stephen S. Gardner
1972 Edward J. Dwyer
1971 Albert M. Greenfield
1970 John Cardinal Krol
1969 Charles G. Simpson
1968 Elaine Brown
1967 Millard E. Gladfelter and Gaylord P. Harnwell
1966 Fred Pierce Corson
1965 Paul D’Ortona
1964 Allen H. Wetter
1963 Howard G. Peterson
1962 John A. Diemand
1961 Roy G. Rincliffe
1960 James H. J. Tate
1959 Albert M. Greenfield
1958 Eugene Ormandy
1957 Richardson Dilworth
1956 The Philadelphia Daily News
1955 The Evening and Sunday Bulletin
1954 Walter Annenberg