Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame committee seeks nominations for 2020 induction

East Lansing, MI – Nominations are now being accepted for the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame.

Inductees to the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame must have established their professional reputations through Michigan journalism. Honorees will be inducted at a banquet on Sunday, April 26, 2020, at the Michigan State University Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center.

Nominees are judged on their contributions to Michigan journalism, courage, innovation, leadership, impact and influence on the profession. They may be living or deceased. The deadline for nominations is Monday, January 13, 2020. Completed nomination packets must be received in the School of Journalism office, Michigan State University, 404 Wilson Rd., 305 Com Arts and Sciences Building, East Lansing, MI 48824-1212. They may be emailed to [email protected].

Nomination forms are available online at https://mijournalismhalloffame.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Nomination-Form.pdf  or from Tim P. Vos, Director, Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame Committee, School of Journalism, Michigan State University.

The nomination packet must include the following:

  1. Statement describing the nominee’s professional journalism career and explaining why the nominee should be named to the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame, citing examples according to the criteria on the website. Of particular interest to the committee are examples of how the nominee, as a journalist, has personally impacted and influenced journalism in Michigan.
  2. Support materials composed of 5 to 10 testimonial letters supporting the statement; the nominee’s resume; 5 to 10 examples of the nominee’s journalistic work; and other evidence of merit, such as anecdotes that address selection criteria, if desired.
  3. A 400 words essay summarizing the nominee’s journalism career.

A nomination must include clips, photos, video, audio, online or other samples, if at all possible, documenting a nominee’s work as a journalist and demonstrating impact in Michigan journalism. All materials remain the property of the Hall of Fame and become part of its historical record.

The Hall of Fame Committee is composed of representatives of the co-sponsors, which are non-profit journalism organizations in Michigan.

NOMINATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2020.

Questions? Email [email protected].

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Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame to induct 2019 members

EAST LANSING, MI. — Seven new members will be inducted into the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame on April 14, 2019, at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center at Michigan State University.

The 2019 inductees are public affairs and investigative journalist Kathy Barks Hoffman, editor and publisher Peter Brown, automotive and business reporter Mary Conway, food writer and restaurant critic Sylvia Rector, reporter and columnist John Schneider, photographer and picture editor Mary Schroeder, city beat reporter and mentor Vickie Thomas.

The Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame was established to recognize those who have advanced the legacy of a free and responsible press and had a positive impact on journalism in Michigan.  Induction memorializes extraordinary and clearly outstanding careers.

Co-sponsors of the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame are the Michigan Chapter, Asian American Journalists Association; The Association of Women in Communications; Department of Journalism, Central Michigan University; Detroit Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists; Detroit Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists; Detroit Press Club; Individual Communicators Network; Journalism Program, Wayne State University; Michigan Association of Broadcasters; Michigan Interscholastic Press Association; Mid-Michigan Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists; Michigan Press Association Foundation; and the School of Journalism, Michigan State University.

MSU’s School of Journalism has been the home of the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame since 1985, reprising the Michigan Newspaper Hall of Fame, which became dormant in 1968. The Michigan Press Association and the MSU School of Journalism established the original Michigan Newspaper Hall of Fame in 1952.

The Hall of Fame Class of 2019 will be honored at the 34th annual induction banquet on April 14, beginning with a reception at 5 p.m. Dinner and the induction ceremony will follow at 6 p.m. The date for early reservations is April 1, 2019.

For tax-deductible sponsorship opportunities and to purchase ads in the Hall of Fame induction program, please contact Kareen Lubas at (517) 353-6431 or email [email protected]

For reservations to the induction banquet and for more information, please see the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame website: http://j-school.jrn.msu.edu/hallofffame/

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Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame committee seeks nominations for 2019 induction

East Lansing, MI – Nominations are now being accepted for the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame.

Inductees to the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame must have established their professional reputations through Michigan journalism. Honorees will be inducted at a banquet on Sunday, April 14, 2018, at the Michigan State University Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center.

Nominees are judged on their contributions to Michigan journalism, courage, innovation, leadership, impact and influence on the industry.  They may be living or deceased.  The deadline for nominations is Monday, January 14, 2019.  Completed nomination packets must be received in the School of Journalism office, Michigan State University, 404 Wilson Rd., 305 Com Arts and Sciences Building, East Lansing, MI 48824-1212. They may be emailed to [email protected].

Nomination forms are available online at http://j-school.jrn.msu.edu/halloffame/nominations/ or from Lucinda Davenport, Director, Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame Committee, School of Journalism, Michigan State University.

The nomination packet must include the following:

  1. Statement describing the nominee’s professional journalism career and explaining why the nominee should be named to the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame, citing examples according to the criteria on the website. Of particular interest to the committee are examples of how the nominee, as a journalist, has personally impacted and influenced great journalism in Michigan.
  2. Support materials composed of 5 to 10 testimonial letters supporting the statement; the nominee’s resume; 5 to 10 examples of the nominee’s journalistic work; and other evidence of merit, such as anecdotes that address selection criteria, if desired.
  3. A 400 words essay summarizing the nominee’s journalism career.

A nomination must include clips, photos, video, audio, online or other samples, if at all possible, documenting a nominee’s work as a journalist and demonstrating impact in Michigan journalism. All materials remain the property of the Hall of Fame and become part of its historical record.

The Hall of Fame Committee is composed of representatives of the co-sponsors, which are non-profit journalism organizations in Michigan.

NOMINATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2019.

Questions? Email [email protected].

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Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame to induct 2018 members

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Four new members will be inducted into the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame on April 15, 2018, at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center at Michigan State University.

The 2018 inductees are columnist Susan Ager, automotive journalist John McElroy, radio news director Jerome Vaughn and educator Jim Wojcik.

The Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame was established to recognize those who advanced the legacy of a free and responsible press and had a positive impact on journalism in Michigan.  Induction memorializes extraordinary and clearly outstanding careers.

Co-sponsors of the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame are the Michigan Chapter, Asian American Journalists Association; Department of Journalism, Central Michigan University; Detroit Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists; Detroit Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists; Detroit Press Club; Individual Communicators Network; Journalism Program, Wayne State University; Michigan Association of Broadcasters; Michigan Interscholastic Press Association; Mid-Michigan Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists; Michigan Press Association Foundation; and the School of Journalism, Michigan State University.

MSU’s School of Journalism has been the home of the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame since 1985, reprising the Michigan Newspaper Hall of Fame, which became dormant in 1968. The Michigan Press Association and the MSU School of Journalism established the original Michigan Newspaper Hall of Fame in 1952.

The Hall of Fame Class of 2018 will be honored at the 33rdannual induction banquet on April 15, beginning with a 5 p.m. reception. Dinner and the induction ceremony will follow at 6 p.m. The deadline for early reservations is April 1, 2018. Detroit Free Press Editor and Vice President Peter Bhatia will MC the event, following an introduction by MSU School of Journalism Director and Hall of Fame Chair Lucinda Davenport. The Wade H. McCree Awards, hosted by the Michigan Press Association Foundation, will precede the inductions.

For tax-deductible sponsorship opportunities and to purchase ads in the Hall of Fame dinner program, please contact Kareen Lubas at (517) 353-6431 or email [email protected]

For reservations to the induction banquet and for more information, please see the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame website.

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Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame committee seeks nominations for 2018 induction

East Lansing, MI– Nominations are now being accepted for the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame.

Inductees to the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame must have established their professional reputations through Michigan journalism. Honorees will be inducted at a banquet on Sunday, April 15, 2018, at the Michigan State University Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center.

Nominees are judged on their contributions to Michigan journalism, courage, innovation, leadership, impact and influence on the industry.  They may be living or deceased.  The deadline for nominations is Monday, January 22, 2018.  Completed nomination packets must be received in the School of Journalism office, Michigan State University, 404 Wilson Rd., 305 Com Arts and Sciences Building, East Lansing, MI 48824-1212. They may be emailed to [email protected].

Nomination forms are available online at or from Lucinda Davenport, Chair, Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame Committee, School of Journalism, Michigan State University.

The nomination packet must include the following:

  1. Statement describing the nominee’s professional journalism career and explaining why the nominee should be named to the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame, citing examples according to the criteria on the website. Of particular interest to the committee are examples of how the nominee, as a journalist, has personally impacted and influenced great journalism in Michigan.
  1. Support materials composed of 5 to 10 testimonial letters supporting the statement; the nominee’s resume; 5 to 10 examples of the nominee’s journalistic work; and other evidence of merit, such as anecdotes that address selection criteria, if desired.
  1. A 400 words essay summarizing the nominee’s journalism career.

A nomination must include clips, photos, video, audio, online or other samples documenting a nominee’s work as a journalist and demonstrating impact in Michigan journalism. All materials remain the property of the Hall of Fame and become part of its historical record.

The Hall of Fame Committee is composed of representatives of the co-sponsors, which are non-profit journalism organizations in Michigan.

NOMINATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 2018.

Questions? Email [email protected].

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Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame to induct 2017 members

EAST LANSING, MI — Five new members will be inducted into the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame on April 9, 2017, at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center at Michigan State University.

The 2017 inductees are medical journalist Patricia Anstett, investigative reporter Stephen Cain, business reporter John Gallagher, combat photojournalist David Gilkey and publisher Mary Kramer.

The Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame was established to recognize those who advanced the legacy of a free and responsible press and had a positive impact on journalism in Michigan.  Induction memorializes extraordinary and clearly outstanding careers.

Co-sponsors of the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame are the Michigan Chapter, Asian American Journalists Association; Department of Journalism, Central Michigan University; Detroit Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists; Detroit Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists; Detroit Press Club; Individual Communicators Network; Journalism Program, Wayne State University; Michigan Association of Broadcasters; Michigan Interscholastic Press Association; Mid-Michigan Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists; Michigan Press Association Foundation; and the School of Journalism, Michigan State University.

MSU’s School of Journalism has been the home of the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame since 1985, reprising the Michigan Newspaper Hall of Fame, which became dormant in 1968. The Michigan Press Association and the MSU School of Journalism established the original Michigan Newspaper Hall of Fame in 1952.

The Hall of Fame Class of 2017 will be honored at the 32ndannual induction banquet on April 9, beginning with a 5 p.m. reception. Dinner and the induction ceremony will follow at 6 p.m. The deadline for early reservations is March 26, 2017.

For tax-deductible sponsorship opportunities and to purchase ads in the Hall of Fame dinner program, please contact Kareen Lubas at (517) 353-6431 or email [email protected]

For reservations to the induction banquet and for more information, please see the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame website.

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Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame committee seeks nominations for 2017 induction

East Lansing, MI– Nominations are now being accepted for the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame.

Inductees to the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame must have established their professional reputations through Michigan journalism. Honorees will be inducted at a banquet on Sunday, April 9, 2017, at the Michigan State University Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center.

Nominees are judged on their contributions to Michigan journalism, courage, innovation, leadership, impact and influence on the industry.  They may be living or deceased.  The deadline for nominations is Monday, January 23, 2017.  Completed nomination packets must be received in the School of Journalism office, Michigan State University, 404 Wilson Rd., 305 Com Arts and Sciences Building, East Lansing, MI 48824-1212. They may be emailed to [email protected].

Nomination forms are available online or from Lucinda Davenport, Chair, Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame Committee, School of Journalism, Michigan State University.

The nomination packet must include the following:

  1. Statement describing the nominee’s professional career and, according to the criteria on the website, explaining why the nominee should be named to the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame.
  1. Support materials composed of 5 to 10 testimonial letters supporting the statement; the nominee’s resume; 5 to 10 examples of the nominee’s journalistic work; and other evidence of merit, such as anecdotes that address selection criteria, if desired.
  1. A 400-word essay summarizing the nominee’s journalism career.

A nomination must include clips, photos, video, audio or online samples documenting a nominee’s work as a journalist and demonstrating impact in Michigan journalism. All materials remain the property of the Hall of Fame and become part of its historical record.

The Hall of Fame Committee is composed of representatives of the co-sponsors, which are non-profit journalism organizations in Michigan.

NOMINATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2017.

Questions? Email [email protected].

 

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Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame to induct 2016 members

EAST LANSING, MI — Four new members will be inducted into the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame on April 17 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center at Michigan State University.

The 2016 inductees are travel writer Dixie Franklin, sports photojournalist Julian H. Gonzalez, investigative journalist Lou Mleczko and columnist Rochelle Riley.

The Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame was established to recognize those who advanced the legacy of a free and responsible press and who have had a positive impact on journalism in Michigan. Induction memorializes extraordinary and clearly outstanding careers.

Co-sponsors of the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame are the Michigan Chapter, Asian American Journalists Association; Department of Journalism, Central Michigan University; Detroit Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists; Detroit Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists; Detroit Press Club; Individual Communications Network; Journalism Program, Wayne State University; Michigan Association of Broadcasters; Michigan Interscholastic Press Association; Mid-Michigan Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists; Michigan Press Association Foundation; and the School of Journalism, Michigan State University.

MSU’s School of Journalism has been the home of the Michigan Journalism Hal of Fame since 1985, reprising the Michigan Newspaper Hall of Fame, which became dormant in 1968. The Michigan Press Association and the MSU School of Journalism established the original Michigan Newspaper Hall of Fame in 1952.

The Hall of Fame Class of 2016 will be honored at the 31st annual induction banquet on April 17, beginning with a 5 p.m. reception. Dinner and the induction ceremony will follow at 6 p.m. The deadline for early reservations is April 3, 2016.

For tax-deductible sponsorship opportunities and to purchase ads in the Hall of Fame dinner program, please contact Barb Miller at (517) 353-6430, or at email [email protected]

For reservations to the induction banquet and for more information, please see the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame website.

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2014 inductions in to the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame

EAST LANSING, MI –New members will be inducted into the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame and a Special Recognition Award given on April 13 at the James B. Henry Center for Executive Development at Michigan State University.
Inductees are journalism innovator Bill McGraw; journalist and educator Charles Eisendrath; business reporter Jennifer Moore; investigative reporter Ken Kolker; broadcast journalist Cheryl Chodun; prep sports reporter Mick McCabe; and reporter and educator William Serrin. The Michigan Hall of Fame Committee will also give a Special Recognition Award to association executive Edward Deeb for his sustained contributions to Michigan journalism.

Since 1985, the Hall of Fame has distinguished journalists who have advanced the legacy of a free and responsible press and who have influenced Michigan journalism. The Special Recognition Award distinguishes individuals who have made sustained and significant contributions and are held in high esteem for their role and support of journalism in Michigan.

The Hall of Fame Class of 2014 will be honored at the Hall of Fame banquet on April 13, beginning with a 5 p.m. reception. Dinner and the induction ceremony will follow at 6 p.m. The deadline for early reservations is March 30.

For tax-deductible sponsorship opportunities and to purchase ads in the banquet program, as well as for additional information, please contact Nicole Walworth at 517-353-6430 or email [email protected]

Co-sponsors of the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame are the Asian American Journalism Association; Department of Journalism, Central Michigan University; Detroit Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists; Detroit Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists; the Detroit Press Club; Individual Communicators Network; Journalism Program, Wayne State University; Michigan Association of Broadcasters; Michigan Interscholastic Press Association; Mid-Michigan Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists; and the School of Journalism, Michigan State University.

The MSU School of Journalism has been the home of the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame since 1985, reprising the Michigan Newspaper Hall of Fame, which had been dormant since 1968.

Information about the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame can be found online

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