Ron Hull


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Ron HullRon Hull is a senior advisor to Nebraska Educational Telecommunications (NET) and professor emeritus of broadcasting at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He has been on the frontlines for the beginning of television and public television in Nebraska since 1954, when the nation’s eighth educational television station launched in Nebraska. Since then, he has been in key programming positions in Nebraska and Washington, D.C., at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Public Broadcasting Service. Hull is proud of the statewide network, which has provided “an opportunity to feel we are one Nebraska.” Whether he was at Nebraska Educational Television or the Corporation for Public Broadcasting in Washington, D.C., Hull always emphasizes the need for more programming in “history, history, history.” Hull is also the president emeritus of the Mari Sandoz Society and was a proponent of creating her dream of having a repository of her works in the High Plains—the Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center on the campus of Chadron State College in Chadron, Neb.


Immigration in Nebraska