Jimmy B. Bedford

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Jimmy B. Bedford (June 10, 1927 – 1990) was the former head of the University of Alaska Fairbanks journalism department. He is also the author of Around the World on a Nickel (1967)[citation needed]. There is a Jimmy B. Bedford Memorial Scholarship[1] set up in his honor. He was presented with the Howard Rock Award in 1977.[2]

As a professor of journalism and photography, he was supportive of native Alaska writers: he wrote the foreword for the autobiography of Emily Ivanoff Brown ("Ticasuk").[3]


  1. ^ "College of Liberal Arts: Scholarships available to CLA students". UAF Development & Advancement Services. Retrieved 20 December 2009. 
  2. ^ "Journalism teacher honored". Anchorage Daily News. 14 November 1977. p. 2. Retrieved 20 December 2009. 
  3. ^ Bedford, Professor Jimmy. "Foreword to the autobiography of Emily Ivanoff Brown ("Ticasuk")". University of Alaska. Archived from the original on June 6, 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-12. 

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