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journalism educator

Calder Marcus Pickett, American journalism educator. Avocations: history, music M C. Recipient Distinguished Teaching award Standard Oil Foundation, 1967, Frank Luther Mott award, 1969, George Foster Peabody award, 1974, Health Opportunities for People Everywhere award University Kansas, 1975, Mortar Board award University Kansas, 1983, Armstrong Broadcasting award, 1983, Chancellor's Club Career Teaching award, 1987.

Background

Pickett, Calder Marcus was born on July 26, 1921 in Providence, Utah, United States. Son of Leland M. and Julia (Gessel) Pickett.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Utah State University, 1944; Master of Science in Journalism, Northwestern University, 1948; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Minnesota, 1959.

Career

Copy editor, Salt Lake (City) Tribune, 1946; copy editor, Deseret News, Salt Lake City, 1948-1949; instructor, Utah State University, Logan, 1946-1948; instructor, U. Denver, 1949-1951; professor, U. Kansas, Lawrence, since 1951; Oscar Stauffer professor Journalism, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1973-1977; Clyde M. Reed professor Journalism, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1985-1988, retired, 1988.

Achievements

  • Avocations: history, music M C.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    History, music.

Connections

Married Nola Agricola, March 20, 1947. Children: Carolyn Zeligman, Kathleen Jenson.

father:
Leland M. Pickett

mother:
Julia (Gessel) Pickett

spouse:
Nola Agricola

children:
Carolyn Zeligman Pickett

Kathleen Jenson Pickett