2022 Lew Klein Alumni in the Media Awards


The networking reception will be hosted in Charles Library and the award ceremony and dinner will be in Mitten Hall

This year, we are moving from a weekday luncheon to a Sunday early-evening dinner that will feature some of Philly’s favorite foods. Attire is festive cocktail.

Sunday, October 23, 2022

4 p.m. Networking Reception

Charles Library
1900 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

5:30 p.m. Award Ceremony and Early-evening Dinner

Mitten Hall, Great Court
1913 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Student Conversation

This event is open to Temple students only and by invitation only. All registrations will be reviewed and canceled if they do not meet the attendance criteria. All attendees much present their QR code ticket to enter event.

Sunday, October 23, 2022
3 p.m.

Temple Performing Arts Center
1837 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Join Oscar- and Grammy-winning musician Questlove for an intimate conversation at the Temple Performing Arts Center. Students will have the exclusive opportunity to participate in a Q&A with the widely respected reporter prior to the annual Lew Klein Alumni in the Media Awards early-evening dinner.

Excellence in the Media Honoree

Temple University’s Klein College of Media and Communication will honor Oscar- and Grammy-winning musician Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, a Philadelphia native, with its 2022 Lew Klein Excellence in the Media Award.

Questlove, Oscar- and Grammy-winning musician

“Questlove’s accomplishments across forms of media – from music to books to film – are remarkable, and Summer of Soul is an essential piece of cultural history. As Philadelphia’s public university, we are thrilled to honor Questlove in his hometown, and he honors us by coming to meet with our students and the Klein College community.”David Boardman, dean

Alumni in the Media Honorees

The Klein College Alumni Hall of Fame honors the more than 100 graduates who have won Lew Klein Alumni in the Media Awards. The awards celebrate distinguished alumni whose achievements bring honor to the college. Since 2012, the college has also honored promising recent graduates with the Rising Star award.

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