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Robert E. Gutsche Jr.: From High School Newspaper to Global Podcast

Oct. 20, 2021
Category: Recognition

Robert (Ted) Gutsche Jr. ’06 has been inducted into the Tomah (Wisconsin) Area School District Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame for his work related to journalism, education, and internationalization. He graduated from Tomah Senior High School in 1999 (after being the editor of the school newspaper) and went on to report for newspapers across the country. Gutsche is now an associate professor in the Sociology Department at Lancaster University in the U.K., where he teaches and studies journalism; he is scheduled to publish an edited volume, The Future of the Presidency, Democracy, and Journalism: After Trump, in 2022 and is hosting and producing The J Word, a podcast that connects scholarship to practice for the Journalism Practice journal where he is associate editor.

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