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Keith Page Sanders

Keith Page Sanders, American journalism educator. Recipient Award for Outstanding Achievement University Missouri Alumni Association, 1986; Joyce Swan Distinguished Faculty award University Missouri, 1973; inducted into Columbia Bowling Hall of Fame, 1999, Presidential award, Associate Education Journalism & Mass Communication, 2008.


  • Sanders, Keith Page was born on September 25, 1938 in Ashland, Ohio, United States. Son of Merwin Morse and Phyllis Pearl (Snyder) Sanders.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Bowling Green State University, 1960. Master of Science in Journalism, Ohio University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in Massachusetts Communications, University Iowa, 1967.


    • Sports editor Ashland (Ohio) Times Gazette, 1960-1961, Dover (Ohio) Daily Reporter, 1961-1962. Instructor journalism Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, 1963-1964, University Iowa, Iowa City, 1965-1967. Professor journalism University Missouri, Columbia, 1967—2001, associate dean graduate studies School Journalism, 1986-1987, 90-91, O.O. McIntyre distinguished professor, 1993, professor emeritus, since 2002.

      Consultant in field.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals including Journalism Quarterly, Mass Media Review, Journal Broadcasting, Electronic Journal of Communications. Associate editor Mass Communications Review, 1981-1992, member editorial board, 1972-1998. Member editorial board Journalism Monographs, 1973-1980, Mass Communications and Society, 1998-2006.


    Member of Society Professional Journalists, Association for Education in Journalism/Mass Communications (Trayes Professor of Year 1987), International Society for Science Study of Subjectivity (treasurer 1990-1995), Missouri State-United States Bowling Congress (president since 2010, since 2008, 2nd vice president 2006-2008), Missouri State Bowling Association (board directors 2000-2006, Director of Year 2005), Omicron Delta Kappa, Kappa Tau Alpha (executive director since 1991).



    Bowling, golf, fishing.


    • Married Jane Carmel Adams, June 11, 1966. Children: Paige Ann, Kevin Scott.
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    Born September 25, 1938
    • 1960
      Bowling Green State University
    • 1964
      Ohio University
    • 1967
      University Iowa
    • 1960 - 1961
      Sports editor Ashland (Ohio) Times Gazette
    • 1961 - 1962
      Sports editor Ashland (Ohio) Times Gazette
    • 1963 - 1964
      instructor, journalism Bowling Green (Ohio) State University
    • 1965 - 1967
      instructor, journalism Bowling Green (Ohio) State University
      Iowa City, Iowa, United States
    • 1967 - 2001
      professor, journalism University Missouri
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
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