Lippold, Henry Fellowship
The fellowship is awarded to a continuing sophomore or junior with a declared major or minor in Journalism or Broadcast Journalism. Candidates must have demonstrated a commitment to the broadcast news field. This fellowship consists of the scholarship funds and a three week mentoring/shadowing in the news department at KSTP-TV in Minneapolis-St. Paul during winter break.APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Applications are available at www.uwec.edu/cj/scholarships.htm.APPLICATION DEADLINE: Early to mid April
The Department of Communication and Journalism Scholarship Committee selects the recipient.SELECTION DEADLINE: Early to mid-April.
The Chair of the Department of Communication and Journalism will send notification to the recipient and complete and submit a Scholarship Award Form to the Financial Aid Office.SPECIAL NOTES:
A letter of gratitude addressed to Professor Henry Lippold should be submitted directly to the department program associate. The winner of this award is expected to attend the Department of Communication and Journalism Student Excellence Recognition Reception held the last day of spring semester. Professor Henry Lippold established the broadcast journalism sequence at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. His life and career represent the classic bridge between academic and the broadcast industry. He taught broadcast journalism at UWEC from 1972 to 2001. Lippold received a BS in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University. In June 2002, he was inducted into the Wisconsin Broadcasters Hall of Fame. He taught mainly broadcast journalism for 43 years. From 1959 to 1972 he taught at the University of Illinois and was news director and anchor at the University’s television station, WILL-TV. His commercial TV news career includes: anchor/reporter at WMT-AM/TV, Cedar Rapids, Iowa and WEAU-TV, Eau Claire. He began in radio in 1947 at WOSH, Oshkosh and later worked at WIBU, Poynette; WHA, Madison; WAXX/WAYY, Eau Claire (all Wis.); and WLS, Chicago.
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Updated: May 18, 2013