The Washington, D.C. Hall of Fame Society, Inc. announced that Washington Post Columnist Joe Davidson will be inducted into the Washington, D.C. Hall of Fame as part of the organization’s 19th annual Legacy Awards.

The awards recognize District of Columbia residents who have long contributed to the vibrancy of life in the city and have provided decades of exemplary service and support in different areas. Davidson will be honored in the communications category for his work and legacy in the field of journalism.

Davidson writes The Washington Post’s Federal Insider column on the federal government. He is also a founding member of the National Association of Black Journalists. “Founder Davidson is not only a great contributor in the D.C. community, but he is also a beacon of light and hope within NABJ and across the journalism community," NABJ President Sarah Glover said in a statement.

The awards will be presented on April 28, 2019 in Washington, D.C. See more about the Hall of Fame honorees here.