Posted October 10, 2007

Temple to present Dick Vermeil with Excellence in Media Award

Philadelphia sports legend Dick Vermeil will receive the Excellence in Media Award at the 2007 Lew Klein Alumni in the Media Awards, which will take place on Oct. 30. Vermeil, a longtime football coach who led the 1980 Eagles to the Super Bowl, was selected for his prestigious career in sports broadcasting and his distinguished community service.

Six alumni from the School of Communications and Theater will also be inducted into the School’s Hall of Fame. They are: Barbara Attie, ’96, documentary filmmaker; Bill Daly, ’77, senior vice president of post production at Warner Brothers; John Dotson, Jr., ’58, Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper publisher; Bob Pantano, ’71, WOGL radio personality; Linda Munich, ’75, vice president of public affairs at WPVI; and Marc Rayfield, ’85, vice president and general manager of WIP.

Amy Caples, an alumna, Philadelphia broadcaster and faculty member at SCT, will serve as master of ceremonies for the event, which will be held in the Great Court in Mitten Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Photo courtesy Dick Vermeil

To purchase tickets or for more information, please contact Natalie Wisdo at 215-204-3055 or Deadline to register: Oct. 19.

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