SOJC announces Hall of Achievement inductees, young alumnus winner

Dana Wade
Dana Wade

The School of Journalism and Communication announced its 2014 Hall of Achievement inductees, Dana Wade and Brent Walth, and this year’s recipient of the Eric Allen Outstanding Young Alumnus Award, Andy Maser.

Wade and Walth will be officially inducted at the 17th annual Hall of Achievement Dinner on Friday, Nov. 7, at the Ford Alumni Center. Maser will also be honored at this event.

Wade is the chief client officer at Sparks and Honey in New York City. In 2003, she won the Advertising Age Women to Watch award and was named an Outstanding Woman in Marketing and Communications by Ebony Magazine.

Walth is the managing editor for news at Willamette Week. While working at The Oregonian in 2001, he shared the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for a detailed examination of problems within the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service.

Maser shared in two Northwest Regional Emmy Awards for two environmental documentary films that aired on the Oregon Field Guide program in 2013. One of those documentaries also received an Edward R. Murrow Award.

Advance ticket purchase is required for the awards dinner – $130 per person or $1,000 for a sponsor table. A portion of each ticket supports the Hall of Achievement Student Scholarship Fund. Deadline to RSVP is Oct. 31.

For more information on the awards, read “UO School of Journalism and Communication announces Hall of Achievement inductees, young alumnus winner.”