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Associate Professor John Fennell Given Top Publishing Award

May 30, 2014

MU professor John Fennell received the RR Donnelley Lifetime Achievement Award from the City and Regional Magazine association’s conference in Washington, D.C. Fennell’s journalism career spans more than 35 years. He joined the Missouri School of Journalism’s faculty in 2005 as the Meredith Chair in Service Journalism, where he continues to teach magazine writing and publishing courses.

Story By: City and Regional Magazine Association

Los Angeles, Calif. (May 20, 2014) — Associate Professor John Fennell, Meredith Chair in Service Journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism, received the RR Donnelley Lifetime Achievement Award from the City and Regional Magazine Association during the Awards Banquet at the climax of the three-day annual conference in Washington, D.C.

This is the Association’s top honor – sponsored by long-time partner RR Donnelley. Since its inception in 1978, the CRMA has recognized leading members of the industry by giving them the Lifetime Achievement Award. This honor is given occasionally – not annually. The recipient is chosen from nominations by members. The honor recognizes individuals who have made a significant contribution to the magazine publishing industry. The recipient is announced and honored at the awards ceremony at CRMA’s annual conference. More…