CJ honors long-time supporter John Hoffland
Long-time WEAU-TV news director and CJ supporter John Hoffland passed
away on July 4 in Eau Claire. Over the years that John worked at WEAU,
he mentored hundreds of UW-Eau Cclaire broadcast journalism majors as interns
and new employees. He was also a frequent guest speaker in classes.
Mr. Hoffland is survived by his wife Penny and son Lukas Anthony.
Additional information on Mr. Hoffland’s legacy to broadcast journalism
can be found on WEAU.com.
If you’d like to share memories of your experiences with Mr. Hoffland in a future CJ Bridge, please email your memory or story to Mary Hoffman (email@example.com).
A generous donor has established the John T. Hoffland Memorial Scholarship to honor John’s memory and provide assistance to UW-Eau Claire student studying broadcast journalism. If you are one of the hundreds of department alumni who worked with Mr. Hoffland, and want to contribute to the fund, you may make a check payable to UW–Eau Claire Foundation, indicating the John T. Hoffland Memorial Scholarship in the memo line. Donations should be sent to UW–Eau Claire Foundation at 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire, WI 54701.
Information from WEAU.com and the Leader-Telegram were used in this article.