He has also worked for The
Northwest Herald in Crystal Lake, Ill.; The
Leader in Corning, N.Y.; The Times-News in Twin
Falls, Idaho; The Sentinel in Carlisle,
Pa.; and the Daily Times-News in Mt.
served in the U.S. Army from 1968-1970 and was the recipient of the Bronze Star
for his service in Vietnam.
Kamidoi, a 1987 graduate, serves as
art director of sports for The New York
Times. He has also worked for the Detroit
Free Press and Port Huron Times
He was also part of the visual team that produced “Snow Fall,”
which won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for feature writing; and “Punched Out,”
which was a 2012 Pulitzer finalist for feature writing.
a 1970 graduate, is the former
editor and publisher of Capital Gazette Communications, Annapolis, Md. He
also worked for the Capital in Annapolis,
Md.; the Ypsilanti Press and the Big
the National Freedom of Information
award from the Society of Professional Journalists for his 1991 involvement in
Open Meetings Act.
Michels, a 1985 graduate, is associate
vice president for communications for the University of Michigan. She also has been serving as interim chief communications
officer (CCO) for the U-M Health System while a national search for a permanent
CCO is under way.
She also has worked at Anthony
Franco Public Relations in Detroit and the Saginaw
All four inductees are former CM Life staff members.