FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 25, 2013
FIVE TO BE INDUCTED INTO MICHIGAN JOURNALISM HALL OF FAME
EAST LANSING, MI.—Five new members will be inducted into the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame on April 21st at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center at Michigan State University.
Inductees are alternative weekly editor W. Kim Heron; investigative journalist Nancy McCauley, journalism educator Betsy Pollard Rau; publisher and editor-in-chief Osama Siblani; and photojournalist Hugh Grannum.
The Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame has distinguished journalists who have advanced the legacy of a free and responsible press and who have influenced Michigan journalism.
The Hall of Fame Class of 2013 will be honored at the Hall of Fame banquet on April 21, beginning with a 5 p.m. reception. Dinner and the induction ceremony will follow at 6 p.m. The deadline for reservations is April 8. For additional information, contact Margie Anderson, School of Journalism, Michigan State University, at 517-353-6430 or email email@example.com.
For tax-deductible sponsorship opportunities and opportunities to purchase ads in the banquet program, contact Margie Anderson at 517-353-6430 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Co-sponsors of the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame are the Asian American Journalism Association; Association of Women in Communications; Department of Journalism, Central Michigan University; Detroit Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists; Detroit Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists; Michigan Association of Broadcasters; Michigan Press Women; Michigan Interscholastic Press Association; Mid-Michigan Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists; and the School of Journalism, Michigan State University.
The MSU School of Journalism has been the home of Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame since 1985, reprising the Michigan Newspaper Hall of Fame, which had been dormant since 1968.
Information about the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame can be found online at: http://j-school.jrn.msu.edu/halloffame/