Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Bernard Schoenburg: Miller Hall of Fame

Three accomplished journalists will be honored as new inductees into the BILL MILLER Public Affairs Reporting Hall of Fame at a reception in Springfield Jan. 28. And the keynote speaker there will be a fourth graduate of the program, PATTY CULHANE, who has been White House correspondent for Al Jazeera since 2009.

The hall of fame is named for the late Miller, who led the PAR master’s degree program at what is now the University of Illinois Springfield for 19 years. Program participants get training including internships with Springfield news outlets, primarily at the Statehouse.

Honorees this year are NINA BURLEIGH from the class of 1983, JIM PRATHER from the class of 1980, and JIM WEBB from the class of 1987.

The honorees were featured by the State Journal-Register on January 20, 2013.

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