March 30, 2003
Richard Beck Peacock demands proof of credentials for those commentators he describes as having "simply arrived at radio and TV stations with a provocative delivery" (Letters, March 23). Peacock goes on to cite "political science, history, or journalism from respected institutions" as some yardstick of authority. I take great pleasure in informing Peacock of the credentials of Bill O'Reilly: (a) a bachelor's in history, Marist College; (b) a master's in broadcast journalism, School of Communication, Boston University; (c)
March 24, 1991
Los Angeles Times columnist Jack Smith will receive the Joseph M. Quinn Memorial Award, the highest honor of the Greater Los Angeles Press Club, at the club's 33rd annual awards banquet Wednesday at the Music Center Pavilion. KTLA news anchor Larry McCormick will emcee the event, which is open to the public. Awards for excellence in print and broadcast journalism and public relations will be presented. The banquet at 7:30 will be preceded by a reception at 6:30 in the Grand Hall.
August 12, 1999 |
Anthony Radziwill, a cousin and close friend of the late John F. Kennedy Jr. who was an Emmy Award- and George Polk Award-winning television producer, has died of cancer. The son of Lee Bouvier Radziwill Ross--younger sister of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis--and Prince Stanislas Albert Radziwill died Tuesday at New York Hospital one week after his 40th birthday, according to a statement from Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts. Radziwill had a steadfast friendship with John F. Kennedy Jr.
February 6, 1988
In "CBS' Bill Stout Getting Star Today" (Feb. 3) Dennis McDougal states that Edward R. Murrow "was a radio actor before he launched into his broadcast journalism career." I checked several sources, including A.M. Sperber's definitive biography of Murrow, and none of them indicate that Murrow ever performed as a radio actor. Indeed, each source indicates that Murrow started as an executive and became a broadcaster only by accident when he was the only person available in Austria when Hitler entered the country in 1938.
September 18, 1986
The Woman's Building will honor 10 women for their contributions to the Southern California arts community when it presents its Vesta Awards from noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel. The winners are Ray Eames for design arts; Cheri Gaulke, performance art; Elyse Grinstein and Lydia Takeshita, community support; Ruth Hirschman, media arts; Meredith MacRae, broadcast journalism; Phranc, music; Ruth Waddy and Beatrice Wood for visual arts, and Carmen Zapata for theater.
March 3, 2000
Moderator Judy Woodruff is a lead anchor for CNN's Election 2000 coverage. A 30-year veteran of broadcast journalism, she is also CNN's prime anchor and senior correspondent. Before joining CNN in 1993, Woodruff was the chief Washington correspondent for the "MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour." Panelist Doyle McManus is the Washington bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times. During his career with The Times, he has covered the White House in addition to foreign policy and national security.
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September 26, 1999
Leticia Lopez, a Claremont McKenna College senior from Ventura, won a $2,500 scholarship from the CBS Foundation. Lopez, daughter of Robert and Maria Lopez of Ventura, graduated from Buena High School and studied at Ventura College before transferring to Claremont McKenna. Lopez was one of 18 students nationwide to receive the honor. The scholarship is designed to assist minority students who are interested in a broadcast journalism career. * Awards and Honors is compiled by Rodney Bosch.