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"On the Road" Correspondent Featured for Inaugural Event


Submitted on February 7, 2019

Steve Hartman, a CBS News correspondent who brings viewers moving stories from the extraordinary people he meets in his weekly feature segment “On the Road,” will speak on the campus of Georgetown College on March 29.

His appearance launches the College’s Scholarship Series, expected to become an annual fundraising event to benefit student scholarships. Mr. Hartman’s appearance is open to the public and will be in the College’s John L. Hill Chapel at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person. High school students may attend for $5 per person. There is no charge for Georgetown College students. Ticketing information is available online at http://www.georgetowncollege.edu/2019-scholarship-series.

During his time on the Georgetown College campus, Hartman will also speak to students in various classes including communications and business. He will also be the guest of honor at a by-invitation-only reception and dinner.

Hartman’s “On the Road” segment is modeled after the long-running series of the same name originally reported by one of America’s greatest TV storytellers, the late Charles Kuralt.

Hartman, a CBS News correspondent since 1998, has won dozens of prestigious broadcast journalism awards for his work.  He has received an Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award, three national Emmy awards and nine RTNDA/Edward R. Murrow awards, including a record seven citations for best writing.

Previously Hartman was a columnist for 60 Minutes Wednesday and was a correspondent for two primetime CBS News magazines, Public Eye with Bryant Gumbel (1997-98) and Coast to Coast (1996-97).  Before that he was a feature reporter at KCBS-TV, the CBS owned station in Los Angeles (1994-98), WABC-TV in New York (1991-94) and KSTP-TV in Minneapolis (1987-91).  He began his career in broadcast journalism at WTOL-TV in Toledo, Ohio as a news intern and general assignment reporter (1984-87).

Hartman graduated from Bowling Green State University in 1985 with a degree in broadcast journalism. He is married with three children and lives in Catskill, New York.

For more information, contact Patricia Gaetz, Director of Development at Georgetown College. Phone 502-863-8058 or email Patricia_Gaetz@GeorgetownCollege.edu.


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