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Media School: Distinguished Alumni Awards 2022

October 21, 2022 at 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. EDT
Presidents Hall, Franklin Hall, 601 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN, 47405

The Media School and the Media School Alumni Association are hosting the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards banquet.

Schedule of Events
6 p.m. Cocktail reception
6:45 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Awards ceremony

2022 Inductees:

We will honor five recipients with the school’s highest alumni honor.

Renee Ferguson, BA’71, TV Journalist/ Investigative Reporter
Michael J. Hayes, BA’88, Chief Operating Officer, Hearst Television
Brian H. Horton, ’72, Senior Multimedia Producer, Associated Press (retired)
Marcia Parker, BA’76, Vice President, Philanthropic Partnerships, The New York Times
Vernon A. Williams, BA’74, Educator/Communications Specialist

For information about the inductees, visit

We have reserved a small block of hotel rooms at the Indiana Memorial Union Biddle Hotel. Call 800-209-8145 and reference block code MEDIADAA22 to reserve a room.


Contact Emily Harrison at or 812-855-9249.

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