Author Archives: John Vivian
About John VivianJohn Vivian began his journalism career with the Kellogg Evening News in 1963 and continued with United Press International and the Associated Press. He recently retired as a journalism professor. He wrote the most widely adopted college textbook in the field, The Media of Mass Communication, now in its twelfth edition. He lives in Minnesota but his heart is in the Idaho Panhandle, and he visits every year.
Growing Up in Kellogg, Part Four By John Vivian Part Four in a series of excerpts from the author’s reminiscences of his youth, which he assembled for friends and former classmates. Behind our house on Railroad Avenue and across the … Continue reading →
Growing Up in Kellogg, Part Three By John Vivian Excerpts from recollections of the author’s youth in Kellogg, which he assembled for a group of friends and former classmates. The Crash Club In their wisdom or utter lack thereof, Idaho … Continue reading →
Growing Up in Kellogg, Part Two By John Vivian The author, a retired journalist and professor, assembled recollections of his youth in Kellogg for a group of friends and former classmates. This is the second part of a series of … Continue reading →
Growing Up in Kellogg, Part One By John Vivian This is the first installment in an occasional series about John Vivian’s childhood experiences in Kellogg in the 1950s-‘60s. Roughly a decade ago, he emailed his reminiscences to friends and former … Continue reading →