YOUR BUSINESS AUTHORITY

Springfield, MO

Log in Subscribe

Southwest Missouri News--Joplin

Posted online

by Carol Harris, Branson area, and Mary Engler-Guccione, Joplin area

Austin Allen Harrison has received the 1998 Pioneer Broadcaster Award from the department of communications at Missouri Southern State College, Joplin.

Harrison founded television stations in Joplin in the 1940s and '50s, including KODE-TV, Channel 12. He also established UHF stations in six states, including Missouri.

Harrison received his master's degree in business administration from Harvard University.

[[In-content Ad]]

Comments

No comments on this story |
Please log in to add your comment
Editors' Pick
New leader arrives on Drury campus

Jeff Frederick seeks to boost the university’s community connections.

Most Read
SBJ.net Poll
Do you play pickleball?

*

View results

Update cookies preferences