Archives: Class Notes
Jenna Isaacson Pfueller, BJ ’01
Jenna Isaacson Pfueller, BJ ’01, is producing a documentary on second-hand culture called “All Thrifty States.” She traveled across the country during the summer of 2010 and collected scenes and objects in thrift stores. Pfueller said she hopes the documentary will highlight odd things that people own and make a statement about overconsumption in America. … Continued
John Mark Eberhart, BJ ’83
John Mark Eberhart, BJ ’83, is the reader’s advisory coordinator for Johnson County Library in Overland Park, Kan.
Dean Kahn, MA ’83
Dean Kahn, MA ’83, is an editor and columnist for The Bellingham Herald in Bellingham, Wash.
Rehab El-Buri, BJ ’06
Rehab El-Buri, BJ ’06, died March 6, 2011, of cancer. She worked in the ABC News Investigative Unit. In 2008, Rehab was instrumental in developing a 20/20 report that investigated how some high-ranking international diplomats in the U.S. would abuse and exploit the domestic workers brought with them from their home countries.
Richard Lee, MA ’58
Richard Lee, MA ’58, died March 3, 2011. He worked for the University of Missouri in several agricultural journalism capacities during his career.
Paula Hrbacek, BJ ’77
Paula Hrbacek, BJ ’77, took first place in an international essay contest sponsored by Echoes of The Right to God. Her essay about a stained glass window in Sacred Heart Cathedral in her home community of Pensacola, Fla., was published in the organization’s March 2011 online journal.
Ben Poston, MA ’07
The investigative team of Ben Poston, MA ’07, and John Diedrich of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel were one of the winners of 13 George Polk Awards for 2010. The duo won the criminal justice award for “Wiped Clean,” a series on lax licensing of gun dealers by the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms … Continued
Paul T. (Tom) Bryson, BJ ’61
Paul T. (Tom) Bryson, BJ ’61, retired after 50 years in broadcast journalism, as president/general manager of WJRT-TV, the ABC/Disney-owned station in Flint, Mich.
Mary Lynn Thorpe, BJ ’47
Mary Lynn Thorpe, BJ ’47, died Feb. 12, 2010.