|Departments: Communication and Journalism||Categories: Communication and Journalism|
|Amount||One award of $1,100.|
|Eligibility Criteria||Awarded to a continuing sophomore or junior with a declared major or minor in 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||Go to the Gold for Blugolds Scholarship Network. Complete the Communication and Journalism Scholarship Application.|
|Selection Procedure||The Communication and Journalism Scholarship Committee will select the recipient.|
|Selection Deadline||Early to mid-April.|
The chair of the department will send notification to the recipient.
Professor Henry Lippold's life and career represent the classic bridge between the academic and the broadcast industry. He received a BS in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a MS in journalism from Northwestern University.
Lippold taught broadcast journalism for a total of 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. He established the broadcast journalism sequence at the UW-Eau Claire, teaching from 1972 to 2001.
In June 2002, he was inducted into the Wisconsin Broadcasters Hall of Fame. 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; and WLS, Chicago.
|Thank You||A letter of gratitude addressed to Professor Henry Lippold should be submitted directly to the department program associate.|