The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


He knows religion news

Perhaps no one can better understand the ever-changing trends regarding religion's media coverage during the last 60 years than Willmar Thorkelson — because he's lived it.

Recently retired, Thorkelson, 82, who has the distinction of being the only reporter to attend every World Council of Churches assembly (from 1948 to 1988), receives this month the first Lifetime Achievement Award from the Religion Newswriters Association.

The rest of this article is only available to subscribers.

text size:

this page: email | print

March issue

MARCH issue:

All are welcome