You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Powell gets WGA’s Cox honor

Television writer Richard Powell will be honored with the Morgan Cox Award, given by the Writers Guild of America, West.

The award is given to writers whose “vital ideas, continuing efforts and personal sacrifice best exemplify the ideal of service to the Guild.”

Powell served as president of the TV-Radio branch from 1968-70 and as a council member from 1966-67. He was first veepee of the council from 1966-67 and second vice president from 1968-70. He has also served on numerous Guild committees.

Among his TV credits are: “I Married Joan,””The Dennis Day Show,””The Tab Hunter Show,””Gomer Pyle,””The Andy Griffith Show,””Hogan’s Heroes,””The Doris Day Show,””MASH” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” among others.

He will receive the award at the 46th annual Writers Guild Awards March 13 in Beverly Hills.

More TV

  • LOST IN SPACE

    Netflix Reveals 'Lost in Space' Reboot Premiere Date, First Trailer (Watch)

    Television writer Richard Powell will be honored with the Morgan Cox Award, given by the Writers Guild of America, West. The award is given to writers whose “vital ideas, continuing efforts and personal sacrifice best exemplify the ideal of service to the Guild.” Powell served as president of the TV-Radio branch from 1968-70 and as […]

  • President Barack Obama meets with Rev.

    Billy Graham, Evangelist Who Harnessed the Power of TV, Dies at 99

    Television writer Richard Powell will be honored with the Morgan Cox Award, given by the Writers Guild of America, West. The award is given to writers whose “vital ideas, continuing efforts and personal sacrifice best exemplify the ideal of service to the Guild.” Powell served as president of the TV-Radio branch from 1968-70 and as […]

  • amazon-logo

    Amazon Developing 'Consider Phlebas' as Fantasy Drama Series

    Television writer Richard Powell will be honored with the Morgan Cox Award, given by the Writers Guild of America, West. The award is given to writers whose “vital ideas, continuing efforts and personal sacrifice best exemplify the ideal of service to the Guild.” Powell served as president of the TV-Radio branch from 1968-70 and as […]

  • German Stars and Industry Shine At

    German Stars and Industry Shine At Bavaria Fiction's Berlin Bash

    Television writer Richard Powell will be honored with the Morgan Cox Award, given by the Writers Guild of America, West. The award is given to writers whose “vital ideas, continuing efforts and personal sacrifice best exemplify the ideal of service to the Guild.” Powell served as president of the TV-Radio branch from 1968-70 and as […]

  • Sky Inks CBS Deal for Weekly

    Sky Inks CBS Deal for Weekly James Corden Talkshow Highlights

    Television writer Richard Powell will be honored with the Morgan Cox Award, given by the Writers Guild of America, West. The award is given to writers whose “vital ideas, continuing efforts and personal sacrifice best exemplify the ideal of service to the Guild.” Powell served as president of the TV-Radio branch from 1968-70 and as […]

  • Berlin Globo Series Showcase Underscores Its

    Berlin Globo Series Showcase Underscores Its Upscale Revolution

    Television writer Richard Powell will be honored with the Morgan Cox Award, given by the Writers Guild of America, West. The award is given to writers whose “vital ideas, continuing efforts and personal sacrifice best exemplify the ideal of service to the Guild.” Powell served as president of the TV-Radio branch from 1968-70 and as […]

  • Late Night Hosts Spotlight Florida Shooting,

    Late Night Hosts Spotlight Students Advocating for Action After Florida Shooting

    Television writer Richard Powell will be honored with the Morgan Cox Award, given by the Writers Guild of America, West. The award is given to writers whose “vital ideas, continuing efforts and personal sacrifice best exemplify the ideal of service to the Guild.” Powell served as president of the TV-Radio branch from 1968-70 and as […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content