National Radio Hall of Fame Inductee Discusses Five-Decade Broadcast Career

For a time in the 1970s, John Records Landecker was among the most listened-to voices in the country. As the nighttime DJ for Chicago radio station WLS, Landecker's voice was broadcast over a 50,000-watt clear channel signal to millions across the country. Landecker was 25 years old, and his career was just getting started. WLS … Continue reading National Radio Hall of Fame Inductee Discusses Five-Decade Broadcast Career

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GV students win student media awards for TV, radio

GVSU students won several awards at the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Student Media Awards.  This year, student radio and television both were recognized with awards for news programs for the first time in their histories. TV awards: Hard news - Honorable Mention: "GVSU Walkout Protest" - Blair Thompson, Regan Blissett, Kyle Bindas, Montez Fennick News … Continue reading GV students win student media awards for TV, radio

Professor publishes ‘The Chilean Chronicles’

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein, assistant professor of multimedia journalism at Grand Valley State University published a book titled "The Chilean Chronicles: Moments and Memory Forty Years After The Pinochet Coup." The book is a compilation of writings from his 2013 semester as a Fulbright Scholar at Diego Portales University in Santiago.  It covers the eruption of memory before … Continue reading Professor publishes ‘The Chilean Chronicles’

Lanthorn staff attend national ACP conference

Six members of the Grand Valley State University student newspaper the Lanthorn traveled to Washington D.C. for the Associated Collegiate Press' National College Media Convention over the Oct. 21-23 weekend. The students were able to learn about new trends in journalism, meet other journalists, hear from well-known journalists including Bob Woodward, gain experience for their future … Continue reading Lanthorn staff attend national ACP conference

Multimedia journalism students gain experience in live broadcasting

Students in the multimedia journalism department had the opportunity to cover a live event on Tuesday, Oct. 11. The students covered a performance given by Samite Mulondo, a Ugandan musician and activist.  Mulondo presented "Lessons of Humanity, What my Grandfather Taught Me"in the Loosemore Auditorium, a discussion that involved musical performance and stories from his … Continue reading Multimedia journalism students gain experience in live broadcasting

Professor to serve as Fulbright reviewer

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein, multi-media journalism professor at GVSU, will serve as a regional reviewer for Fulbright Scholars for 2017-2018. The Fulbright Program is designed to increase understanding between people in the U.S. and other countries.  The program is run by the  Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State and provides … Continue reading Professor to serve as Fulbright reviewer

Multimedia Journalism Students Cover Kasich Campus Visit

When Republican presidential candidate John Kasich visited the GVSU Allendale campus on February 15, the national media including the Wall Street Journal were in the Kirkhof Center to cover the town hall meeting. So were students from the Multimedia Journalism program and their associated print and broadcast media outlets. The student television station, GVTV, teamed … Continue reading Multimedia Journalism Students Cover Kasich Campus Visit