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Kenneth Starck

Kenneth Starck, American journalism educator, consultant. Recipient medal of Merit, Wartburg College, 1982. Member Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (president 1981-1982), Association Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication (president 1984-1985), Sigma Delta Chi (University Iowa chapter Outstanding Teacher award 1985), Kappa Tau Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa (honorary).

Background

  • Starck, Kenneth was born on September 5, 1934 in Loveland, Colorado, United States. Son of Theodore and Emma (Krenning) Starck.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Wartburg College, 1956. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Wartburg College, 1978. Master of Arts, University Missouri, 1960.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University, 1968.

    Career

    • Director news bureau Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa, 1956-1958. Reporter Herald and Review, Decatur, Illinois, 1961-1962. Education editor Commercial Appeal, Memphis, 1962-1964.

      Lecturer University Tampere, Finland, 1966-1967. Assistant professor Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1968-1971. Associate professor University South Carolina, Columbia, 1971-1974.

      Professor, director School Journalism and Mass Communication, University Iowa, Iowa City, since 1975. Director Missouri Interscholastic Press Association, Columbia, 1960-1961. Lecturer South Carolina State College, Orangeburg, 1974.

    Major achievements

    • Avocations: jogging; traveling.

    Works

    • Co-author: Backtalk: Press Councils in America, 1972. Co-author monograph: The Critical Factor, Criticism of the News Media in Journalism Education, 1974. Also numerous articles.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (president 1981-1982), Association Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication (president 1984-1985), Sigma Delta Chi (University Iowa chapter Outstanding Teacher award 1985), Kappa Tau Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa (honorary).

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: jogging; traveling.

    Connections

    • Married Marsha Verne Arhart, August 31, 1957 (divorced July 1964). Children– Timothy, Thomas. Married Raija Katariina Jyllila, August 12, 1967.

      1 child, Christa.
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    Born September 5, 1934
    • 1956
      Wartburg College
    • 1978
      Wartburg College
    • 1960
      University Missouri
    • 1968
      Southern Illinois University
    • 1956 - 1958
      Director, news bureau Wartburg College
      Waverly, Gauteng, South Africa
    • 1961 - 1962
      reporter Herald and Review
      Decatur, Alabama, United States
    • 1962 - 1964
      education editor Commercial Appeal
      Memphis, Tennessee, United States
    • 1966 - 1967
      lecturer, University Tampere
      Finland
    • 1968 - 1971
      assistant, professor Southern Illinois University
      Carbondale, Illinois, United States
    • 1971 - 1974
      associate, professor University South Carolina
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1975
      professor, School Journalism and Mass Communication
      Iowa City, Iowa, United States
    • 1975
      director, School Journalism and Mass Communication
      Iowa City, Iowa, United States
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    Award