Dennis Herrick, Jour ’64, had his mystery book, A Brother’s Cold Case, published in 2014. The story is set in the American Southwest.
Jeff Maillet, Jour ’94, is deputy sports editor at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Gregory Kot, Jour ’78, critically acclaimed biographer, Chicago Tribune music critic and co-host of the nationally syndicated radio show Sound Opinions, wrote I’ll Take You There; Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March Up Freedom’s Highway.
Troy Bankord, Jour ’86, appeared on Sweden’s top reality show, Allt For Sverige.
Maryann (Lazarski) Majewski, Jour ’78, Grad 82, received the Silver Circle Award from the Chicago Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for her more than 25 years of contributions to the industry. She produces and directs series and documentaries for Milwaukee Public Television.
Bill Grimes , Jour ’81, received the Robert M. Cole Award for best school board coverage at the Illinois Press Association convention in Springfield, Ill. It’s the third statewide first-place award he has won in more than 30 years of journalism.
Piet Van Lier, Jour ’95, is director of school quality, policy and communications for the Cleveland Transformation Alliance, which works to ensure that the city’s children can attend quality schools.
Brian Meyer, Jour ’81, is news director at WBFO Radio in Buffalo, N.Y., the region’s NPR station. He is an award-winning journalist who previously worked at The Buffalo News and WBEN Radio.
James (Jim) Strenski, Jour ’52, received the Paul L. Whiting, Sr., Service Award, which recognizes a leader in the Tampa Bay, Fla., community for a strong sense of mission and giving back. He was a communications and public information officer with the U.S. Navy and NATO during the Korean War. He also founded Public Communications […]
John Nuhn, Jour ’69, retired after 43 years in the publishing industry, including 34 as photography director of the National Wildlife Magazine, a publication of the National Wildlife Federation in Reston, Va. The magazine won 37 national photography awards during his tenure. He remains involved in the industry, including with the North American Nature Photography […]