Randall Savage is a Special Assignment Editor for 13WMAZ Eyewitness News, and he hosts the public affairs and issues program "Close Up," which airs Saturdays at 12:00 p.m. on 13WMAZ. Randall joined the Eyewitness News Team in January 2001 after working twenty-nine years at The Macon Telegraph.
Randall's career in journalism spans more than thirty-two years. In 1985 he won a Pulitzer Prize for an investigation into academics and athletics at the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech.
During his distinguished career, Randall has served in various official positions and received many additional honors along the way.
Awards and Recognitions:
1976 -- 3rd Place News, Associated Press, Atlanta
1976 -- 2nd Place News, Green Eyeshades
1984 -- 1st Place Sports, Associated Press, Atlanta
1985 -- Pulitzer Prize
1986 -- Listed in Who's Who in America from 1986 to present
1989 -- Outstanding Alumnus Award for sustained contributions to the journalism profession.
Randall has served as a panelist on several television political forums and has participated as a panelist on many investigative reporting seminars during his career.
1985 -- Investigative Reporting - Columbia, S.C.
1986 -- Investigative Reporting - Atlanta
1986 -- Investigative Reporting - Greensboro, N.C.
1987 -- Investigative Reporting - Washington, D.C.
1993 -- Taught a two week Investigative Reporting Workshop - Fiji Islands.
Randall graduated from the University of Georgia in June 1972 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. Two decades later, he served four years as a vice president of the University of Georgia's Journalism Alumni Association