Awardwinning Journalist Schieffer To Speak At LSCPA 2009: Awardwinning Television

Awardwinning journalist Schieffer to speak at LSCPA

Award-winning television and print journalist Bob Schieffer will be the featured speaker in the March 3 Distinguished Lecture Series presentation at Lamar State College-Port
Arthur. Distinguished Lecture Series presentations are free and open to the public. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the Carl Parker Center, 1800 Lakeshore Drive on the Lamar State campus. Schieffer was born in Austin, grew up in Fort Worth and graduated from Texas Christian University, which in 2005 honored the former student by creating the Schieffer School of Journalism. Now is in his 52nd year as a reporter and 40th year at CBS News, Schieffer has received virtually every award in broadcast journalism. He covered every presidential campaign and was a floor reporter at all of the Democratic and Republican Nation Over the years, Schieffer won seven Emmys and two Sigma Delta Chi Awards. The National Press Foundation named Schieffer the 2002 Broadcaster of the Year. He is also a member of the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame and was awarded the 2003 Paul White Award by the Radio-Television News Directors Association. Schieffer has been a principal anchor for CBS News since 1973. He anchored the Saturday edition of the program from 1976 to 1996, and prior to that anchored the Sunday edition from 1973 to 1976.
Before joining CBS News, he was a reporter at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and, in 1965, became the first reporter from a Texas newspaper to report from Vietnam.

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