Gary Hansen accepts the Bliss Award at the 2016 AEJMC conference in Minneapolis.
The Electronic News Division expresses deepest condolences to the family of Professor Gary Hanson, who died May 18 after a long battle with cancer.
Just last year, END honored Gary with the 2016 Edward L. Bliss Award for Distinguished Broadcast Journalism Education.
END is planning a tribute to Gary during the 2017 AEJMC conference in Chicago, according to Division Head Indira Somani.
His colleague, Thor Wasbotten, director of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State, shared the following with members of the Electronic News Division.
Graduate Student Deal Offered!
Join us for an evening cruise along the Chicago River Friday night during the 2017 conference. The 75-minute guided tour includes more than 40 landmarks, seen from the river at sunset.
Graduate students receive FREE membership to the Electronic News (END) division with purchase of tour ticket. Participants must purchase tickets in advance and are $35 each.
Tickets will be presented when participants meet the rest of the group in the lobby of the conference hotel at 7 pm, or at the Michigan Avenue dock at 7:15. The cruise runs from 7:30 – 9 p.m.
To obtain tickets and additional information contact Kate Keib at kkeib@Oglethorpe.edu
(PHOENIX, ARIZONA, 4/17/17) The 2017 Edward L. Bliss Award for Distinguished Broadcast Journalism Education is awarded to Kenneth A. Fischer of the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma. Continue reading
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