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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 04/04/2014
CNBC Co-anchor Carl Quintanilla will serve as this year's Jessica Savitch Distinguished Journalism Lecturer. He will speak on Thursday, April 10 at 8 p.m. in Emerson Suites. The event is free and open to the public.
About Carl Quintanilla:
Carl Quintanilla is an Emmy Award–winning reporter and one of the principal anchors of CNBC's Squawk on the Street, broadcast live from the New York Stock Exchange.
In 2005 he spent weeks in New Orleans as part of NBC's team coverage of Hurricane Katrina, for which he shared a national Emmy, an RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Award, and broadcast's highest honor, the Peabody Award.
Quintanilla has reported one-hour documentaries for the network including #TwitterRevolution, The Costco Craze: Inside the Warehouse Giant, BMW: A Driving Obsession, Big Mac: Inside the McDonald's Empire, Trash Inc: The Secret Life of Garbage, and The Money Chase: Inside Harvard Business School. He is also the correspondent for the CNBC series Crime Inc.
Sponsored by the Roy H. Park School of Communications, the Jessica Savitch Distinguished Journalism Lecture Series brings a broadcast journalist to campus each year to honor the legacy of Jessica Savitch, the 1968 Ithaca College graduate who became an Emmy Award-winning NBC News anchor and correspondent. Previous speakers in the series have included Joy Bauer, Sam Champion, Jean Chatzky, Lester Holt, Ann Curry, David Muir ’95, Andrea Mitchell, and Natalie Morales.
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