Roy H. Park School of Communications
Cinema and photography alumnus Alex Morrison ’02 looks beyond the camera lens. By Melanie Breault ’11
As social networking continues to change the future of communication, Alex Morrison ’02 plans to be right there with his camera.
While Morrison was working on his graduate thesis film at American University — documenting the...
Thom Hartmann broadcasts from Ithaca and gives advice to aspiring journalists. By Samantha Allen ’11
Progressive talk show radio host Thom Hartmann is the first to admit that his kind of programming isn’t news but opinion. For him, it’s all about people—and their stories.
“The brain is a story organ,” he says....
by Courtney Clemente '09
David Ames ’72 is president of Ames Enterprises and director of Global Energy Holdings Group. As an undergraduate TV and radio major, Ames was staff manager for WICB and head of the station’s film and graphic department. Those interests led him to establish the David R. Ames Film Award in the Roy H. Park School of Communications last year...
Woodstock, 40 years on . . .
Bill Diehl '63 recently did a feature for ABC News Radio on the 40th anniversary of Woodstock, the festival of music, love, and mud that took place in Bethel, New York, in August 1969. News correspondent Diehl officially retired in fall 2007 after more than 35 years -- the last 20 covering mostly entertainment news -- but has been called back to continue...
Lester Holt, anchor of NBC’s weekend edition Nightly News and cohost of the weekend edition of Today, spoke to students as this year’s guest in the Jessica Savitch Distinguished Journalism Lecture Series. Holt discussed his career path and shared his thoughts about how mainstream media are feeling the pressure from the many new ways of delivering news....