The Lew Klein Alumni in the Media Awards and the Rising Star Award were established through the generosity of the H.F. (Gerry) and Marguerite Lenfest and Walter and Leonore Annenberg through the Annenberg Foundation. These awards, named in honor of respected Temple University adjunct professor and legendary broadcast executive Lew Klein, celebrate outstanding members of the media whose achievements bring honor to their professions. Funds raised by the event directly benefit student travel, internships and research.

Lew Klein Alumni in the Media Awards

Friday, Oct. 5, 2018
11:15 a.m. Reception / 12:15 p.m. Luncheon

Mitten Hall
1913 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Business attire is requested. Parking is available in the 15th Street Lot and at the Liacouras Garage on 15th Street. For directions and parking information, please visit

Excellence honoree

Charles Barkley

Alumni honorees

Rising Star: Will Yip, ’08

Student Conversation

Join NBA All-Star, Emmy-winning analyst and four-time author Charles Barkley for an intimate conversation at the Temple Performing Arts Center. Students will have the exclusive opportunity to participate in a Q&A with the legend prior to the annual Lew Klein Alumni in the Media Awards luncheon.

Student Conversation with Charles Barkley
Friday, October 5, 2018
9:15 a.m.

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