Ilustration professor, Ben Katchor, is the recipient of the 2015 Gene Burd Urban Journalism Award, presented at the annual AEJMC conference this past weekend. The jury, composed of Urban Communication Foundation board members and past winners of the award was “truly impressed with [his] creative and dynamic approach to the urban landscape and it’s bizarre variety of complex urban issues.”
The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Awards recognize outstanding achievements. AEJMC conferences feature journalism and mass communication administrators, educators, and researchers; well-known authors and publishers of communication texts; companies and organizations tracking emerging trends in higher education; social media professionals and internet and technology professionals; and practitioners.
Read more about Ben’s award here.