Peter Lisagor Award Recipients

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The Chicago Headline Club, one of the largest Society of Professional Journalists chapters in the country, presented the winners of its 2016 Lisagor Awards at its annual awards dinner in May. The awards recognize the best of Chicago journalism and are named for Peter Lisagor, the Chicago Daily News’ Washington bureau chief from 1959 to 1976.

A number of College of Media alumni were among the winners and are listed below.

05 Jul
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Nelson invited key note speaker at European Advertising Academy ICORIA 2017 conference.

Michelle Nelson

Advertising Professor Michelle Nelson was the invited keynote speaker at the 16th annual conference on Research in Advertising for the European Advertising Academy at Ghent University, Belgium on June 30, 2017.

Her talk was titled, "New Forms of Content: Research and Responsibility." 

For more information, see full program here: 

05 Jul
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Research suggests sexual appeals in ads don’t sell brands, products

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Advertising professor John Wirtz found that sex doesn’t sell in advertising the way many assume it does.

Read the full story here.

27 Jun
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Kayse interviewed by Huffington Post

Q & A with Kathy Kayse, vice president of sales strategy and solutions at Yahoo. 

09 Jun
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