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Mitchell Vaughn Charnley

Mitchell Vaughn Charnley, American journalism educator. Recipient Teacher of Year award Sigma Detla Chi, 1968.

Background

  • Charnley, Mitchell Vaughn was born on April 9, 1898 in Goshen, Indiana, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Williams College, 1919. Master of Arts in Journalism, University Washington, 1921.

    Career

    • Reporter Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 1921. News editor Walla Walla Bulletin, 1922. Reporter Detroit News, 1922-1923.

      Editorial assistant to assistant managing editor The American Boy, Detroit, 1923-1926, acting managing editor, 1926. From assistant professor journalism to associate professor journalism Iowa State College, 1930-1931, University Minnesota, 1934-1940, professor, 1940-1966, William J. Murphy professor journalism, 1966-1968, professor emeritus, 1968-1991. Acting chairman department journalism University Minnesota, 1937-1938, assistant dean Arts College, 197-77, associate director university relations, 1969, special assistant to dean Arts College, 1970-1977, assistant to president, 1974, Fulbright lecturer journalism and mass communications University Florence, Italy, 1952-1953.

      Editorial consultant Minneapolis Tribune, 1969-1972. Editorial consultant to newspapers and mental health enterprises, 1968-1970.

    Works

    • Broadcast News
    • This widely-used text works well for virtually any level radio/television journalism class.

    Membership

    Member Council Radio-television Journalism, 1944-1958, chairman, 1948-1949. Member Radio-television News Directors Association {Distinguished Achievement award 1963}, American Civil Liberties Union, Association for Education in Journalism {president 1959}, National {director}, Minnesota {president 1959-1960} associations mental health, Phi Gamma Delta, Sigma Delta Chi {nat. historian 1924-1926, alumni secretary 1933-1935, vice president 1935-1937, chairman research committee 1937-1942}.

    Connections

    • Son of William Herbert and Louise {Carmien} C. Married Margery A. Lindsay, September 12, 1922 {divorced February 1936}. 1 child, Donn; married Jean Clifford, July 24, 1937.

      Children: Deborah, Blair.
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    Born April 9, 1898
    Died February 16, 1991
    (aged 92)
    • 1919
      Williams College
    • 1921
      University Washington
    • 1921
      Reporter Honolulu Star-Bulletin
    • 1922
      news editor Walla Walla Bulletin
    • 1922 - 1923
      reporter Detroit News
    • 1923 - 1926
      editorial assistant, to assistant managing editor The American Boy
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1926
      editorial assistant, to assistant managing editor The American Boy
    • 1930 - 1931
      from assistant, professor journalism to associate professor journalism Iowa State College
    • 1934 - 1940
      from assistant, professor journalism to associate professor journalism Iowa State College
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    Award