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Bob Schulman

Bob Schulman

2005

Came to Kentucky in 1968 after working for KING Broadcasting Company and Time, Inc. magazines. Joined the Sunday Magazine staff of The Courier-Journal and Times in 1968; won national Education Writers' Association award in 1970. WHAS-TV and radio commentaries, "One Man's Opinion," won Sigma Delta Chi Distinguished Journalism award for best television editorial in 1971. From 1974-1981, wrote pioneering column of media criticism, "In All Fairness," published in The Courier Journal; received Louisville Bar Association Gavel Award in 1976 for that column. Also developed series of "Minding the Media" reports for WHAS and hosted weekly public radio discussion program, "Good Authority," which later moved to WHAS radio. Joined University of Louisville in 1984 and helped create forums and seminars to foster better communication between Kentucky news media, courts, and attorneys. Received a second Gavel Award in 1994 for this work. Author of John Sherman Cooper: Global Kentuckian.