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[Photo]: James W Brown

James W Brown (Retired)

Campus Address: UL3100
Phone: 317-278-5320
[Icon]: Website http://storytellingonline.info Website


Executive Associate Dean Emeritus
Professor Emeritus
Indiana University School of Journalism–IUPUI. As of July 1, 2014, the School of Journalism became the Department of Journalism and Public Relations, School of Liberal Arts.


Indiana University-Bloomington, Ph.D., 1977
Indiana University-Bloomington, M.B.A., 1973
Indiana University-Bloomington, M.S. Ed., 1971
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, B.S., 1967


2014 Society of Professional Journalists Gene and Julie Slaymaker Service to Journalism Award.
2009 Robin F. Garland Education Award, National Press Photographers Association.
2009 Induction into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame.
2009 Named “Distinguished Hoosier” by Governor Mitch Daniels.
2009 Hoosier State Press Association Foundation Better Newspaper Committee created the James W. Brown Innovation Award to honor an innovation or initiation that seeks to reach new readers or audiences using any resources available in the newsroom.
2008 Chancellor’s Faculty Award for Civic Engagement.
2008 Best Non-Fiction Book, Indiana Society of Professional Journalists.
2007 Glen W. Irwin, Jr., M.D. Experience Excellence Award, IUPUI.
2007 Distinguished Service Award, Hoosier State Press Association.
2004 Silver Beaver Award, Crossroads of America Council, Boy Scouts of America.
1983-Gold Award; Brown, Jensen and Garloff, Inc.; “Your Heart: A Star on TV;” International Film and Television Festival of New York.
1982-Bronze Award; Brown, Jensen and Garloff, Inc.; “Caring for Minnesota’s Elderly;” International Film and Television Festival of New York.
1966-National Press Photographer’s Association, Pictures of the Year competition, Honorable Mention and inclusion in the traveling exhibit.


“Boy Scouts of America Today,” by Robert Birkby. DK Publishing, Inc. 375 Hudson Street, New York, New York. I have five photographs in the book.
“Delaware Indians: Cultural Survival or Assimilation?,” book chapter in Images that Injure, edited by Paul Lester and Susan Ross. Praeger, Westport, Connecticut, 2011.
“Long Journey Home: Oral Histories of Contemporary Delaware Indians,” edited by James W. Brown and Rita Kohn. Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis, Indiana, 2008. The book includes 90 of my photographs.
December, 2007. Exhibition of photographs of Delaware Indians, Indiana Historical Bureau, Indianapolis, Indiana.
“Media Victims,” book chapter in Images that Injure, edited by Paul Lester. Praeger, Westport, Connecticut, 1996.


Past-president, Indiana Professional Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists. During my tenure, the chapter tied for the most active chapter in Region Five with the Chicago Headline Club.
Board of Directors and Chair of Scholarships, National Press Photographers Foundation.

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