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Gary Fields (2023)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-04-27

Duration: 00:13:01

Subjects: Journalists


  • Denison, John Host
  • Merrick, Robyn Host
  • Sterling, Todd Interviewee
  • Giering, Molly Interviewee
  • Fields, Charlene Interviewee
  • Fields, Gary Speaker


This segment from the 2023 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and speech by Gary Fields accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Fields, a graduate of Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, who has worked for the Shreveport Times, USA Today, Washington Times, and Wall Street Journal. His profile includes interviews with: Todd Sterling, friend; Holly Giering, friend; and Charlene Fields, his daughter. Hosts: John Denison and Robyn Merrick