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NBC's Bob Dotson Receives William Allen White Award

NBC's Bob Dotson outside Broadcasting Hall on the KU campus (Photo by J. Schafer)

Bob Dotson, a national news correspondent for NBC, is at the University of Kansas today (THUR) to receive the William Allen White Citation from the KU School of Journalism.  A graduate of KU himself, Dotson has spent more than four decades working in broadcast news. Many know him best for his award-winning reports on NBC's Today show.  KPR's J. Schafer spoke to Dotson about his career, including his time here - working for Kansas Public Radio, or what was then called KANU Radio.


That's Bob Dotson, national news correspondent for NBC.  He was speaking with KPR's J. Schafer.  Bob Dotson is at the University of Kansas today (THUR), where he's receiving the William Allen White award from the KU School of Journalism.

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NBC's Bob Dotson Receives Journalism Award at KU

Bob Dotson, a national news correspondent for NBC, is the recipient of this year's William Allen White Citation from the University of Kansas School of Journalism.  Many know him best for his award-winning work on the Today show.  Dotson enrolled at KU nearly 50 years ago to study law but got hooked on journalism by working at a campus radio station (KANU FM).  And he's been telling telling news stories ever since.


Dotson was presented with the journalism award Thursday on the KU campus.
 

KPR's J. Schafer with William Allen White Citation recipient Bob Dotson

NBC's Bob Dotson Receives KU Journalism Award

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