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Lew Klein Alumni in the Media Awards
Start Date: 10/17/2013Start Time: 11:15 AM
End Date: 10/17/2013End Time: 2:00 PM

Event Description:
Oscar, Tony, Grammy and Emmy award winner Whoopi Goldberg will be on Temple University’s Main Campus Oct. 17 to receive the School of Media and Communication’s top honor, the Lew Klein Excellence in the Media Award.
The 13th annual event begins with a reception at 11:30 a.m. in Mitten Hall’s Owl Cove, followed by a 12:15 p.m. luncheon in the Mitten Hall Great Court. Following the award ceremony, Goldberg will meet with students to discuss her career in media.
The award is named after Lew Klein, a Temple adjunct professor for more than 60 years and a pioneer in the television industry.
The following Temple alumni will receive the Lew Klein Alumni in the Media Award and will be inducted into the School of Media and Communication Hall of Fame: E. Steven Collins, director of urban marketing/external relations, Radio One Inc. David Henry, reporter, 6abc Action News Kevin Negandhi, anchor, SportsCenter, ESPN Deborah Veney Robinson, senior communications officer for external communications, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
The 2013 Rising Star Award, given to someone who has graduated in the past 10 years, will be presented to: Noah Goldstein, producer and recording engineer for Kanye West.
Location Information:
Main Campus - Mitten Hall
Room: Great Court
Contact Information:
Name: Dawn Ramos
Phone: 1-215-204-7092
Open to:
  • All
  • Ticket/registration details and deadline:
    Register online by Oct 7
    Temple sponsor organization:
    School of Media and Communication

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