Bill Miller Public Affairs Reporting Hall of Fame
Monday, January 28, 2013 , 5:30 p.m.
The Bill Miller Public Affairs Reporting Hall of Fame was established in 2006 by Illinois Issues magazine and WUIS public radio. The Hall recognizes graduates who have had distinguished careers in journalism that embody the program’s goals and reflect the ideals of Bill Miller, an award-winning journalist who served as the program’s director for 19 years.
Keynote Speaker: Patty Culhane
Patty Culhane, a UIS Public Affairs Reporting Program graduate of 1995, joined Al Jazeera in 2009 and is now the White House correspondent for the network. Before joining she worked as a correspondent for MSNBC, where she traveled both domestically and internationally with President Bush. From 2000 to 2006 she worked at NBC affiliate WAVY-TV in Norfolk, Va., as a military reporter. Culhane has been a journalist for 17 years, working in Iowa, Illinois and Norfolk, where she covered the U.S. military, traveling extensively throughout the Middle East and covering the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Reception location: Inn at 835 -- 835 S. Second St.
Springfield , IL
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$35 per person