CU-Boulder School Of Journalism And Mass Communication Hosts Hearst Professionals In March

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first_imgThree national media experts will visit the School of Journalism and Mass Communication March 4-15 as Hearst Professionals-in-Residence at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Jim Peltz, a CU-Boulder alumnus and business writer for the Los Angeles Times, will visit the campus March 4-6. Award-winning former Los Angeles Times religion writer and CU-Boulder alumnus John Dart is scheduled for March 12-15. Keith Hartenberger, manager of news and programming for Tribune Company Intergroup Development, the unit responsible for coordinating the company’s internal and external cross-media efforts, will visit March 13-15. The Hearst Professional-in-Residence program provides fellowships for veterans from the print and broadcast media to visit CU-Boulder each semester to provide helpful lessons and advice to students and faculty. Peltz received his master’s degree in journalism from CU-Boulder in 1979 and has been a staff writer for the business section of the Los Angeles Times for 14 years. He is one of the paper’s primary reporters for analyzing corporate strategies, executives, financial performance, mergers and acquisitions, and market developments covering a wide range of industries. He also is a frequent contributor to the paper’s overall coverage of the stock market and is in charge of the Times’ coverage of commercial airlines. Before joining the Los Angeles Times, Peltz spent eight years as a national business writer for The Associated Press in New York. Dart graduated from CU-Boulder in 1958 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and began his career at United Press International wire service in the Los Angeles bureau. He joined the staff of the Los Angeles Times in 1967, where he worked for 31 years. Dart has covered a wide range of religious groups, trends and conflicts and paid special attention to newsworthy findings in the sociology of religion and biblical studies. His 1976 book, “The Laughing Savior,” was the first popular book on the Christian and Gnostic apocryphal manuscripts discovered in Egypt in 1945.  He is a former president of the Religion Newswriters Association and has served as a media consultant for the 1999 Parliament of the World’s Religions in Cape Town. For the past two years, he has been news editor for Christian Century, a biweekly news and commentary magazine. He also is completing a book on new discoveries in the Gospel of Mark. Hartenberger, manager of news and programming for Tribune Company Intergroup Development, is the multimedia market manager for Hartford and Philadelphia-Allentown. He also is responsible for news and content issues in the company’s other multimedia markets, including videography training for still photographers. For more information on the Peltz visit contact Frank Kaplan at (303) 492-7031 or [email protected], for the Dart visit contact Stewart Hoover at (303) 492-4833 or [email protected] and for the Hartenberger visit contact Lee Hood at (303) 492-2572 or [email protected] The Hearst Professional-in-Residence program is funded by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. For more information contact Meg Moritz at (303) 492-1610 or [email protected] Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail Published: Feb. 27, 2002 last_img

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