John Herklotz Endowed Communication Scholarship

John and Dale Herklotz

Type: Endowed

Donor: John and Dale Herklotz

Established: 1993

Mr. and Mrs. John Herklotz created this scholarship in 1993 with a gift which JBU matched.  John Herklotz, a California philanthropist and media broker, developed a strong relationship with John Brown University during its days of ownership of California radio stations.

Born and raised in Chicago, John Herklotz held positions with Chicago Title and Trust, the Chicago Tribune and WGN Continental Broadcasting.  A graduate of DePaul University, he spent 20 years as a consultant and broker to numerous radio, television and cable companies. John was chief executive officer of Herklotz Enterprises Inc., a company whose purpose is to develop, produce and promote quality full-length family films.  Herklotz produced the feature film, “Giant on Thunder Mountain.” John passed away in December, 2019.