OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

OSU prof honored for TV series

02/02/1999

CORVALLIS - Christian P. Stehr, an associate professor at Oregon State University, has been honored for his work on a German language television series.

Stehr received a "Finalist Award" at the International, New York TV and Film Festival.

A faculty member in the OSU Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Stehr wrote, hosted and produced "Guten Tag," a German language TV series for distance learners.

He developed the program during his 1996-97 sabbatical leave from the university, working under a $400,000 grant from Knowledge TV and Inter Nationes, in Bonn, Germany.

His work, judged by a panel of television professionals from around the world, was one of 3,600 entries from 40 countries.