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consultant , journalism educator

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.

Achievements

  • Avocations: jogging; traveling.

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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.

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).

Interests

  • Other 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.

father:
Theodore Starck

mother:
Emma (Krenning) Starck

spouses:
Marsha Verne Arhart

Raija Katariina Jyllila

children:
Timothy Starck

Thomas Starck

Christa Starck