Journalism alum Kyle Clark '05 interviewed President Obama on Oct. 27. Clark, a reporter for KUSA in Denver, Colo., pressed Obama on whether Americans were denied assistance during the terrorist attack on the U.S. Embassy in Libya. See the interview here.
Joy Bauer, from NBC's TODAY, will serve as this year's Jessica Savitch Distinguished Journalism Lecturer. She will speak on Thursday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Emerson Suites. The event is free and open to the public.
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 Sam Champion, Jean Chatzky, Lester Holt, Ann Cury, David Muir ’95, Andrea Mitchell, and Natalie Morales.
The New York Press Association has named The Ithacan the Best Overall College Newspaper in New York State for 2012 in its annual Better College Newspaper competition. The award was presented April 6 at the NYPA’s annual convention at the Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
The Media Alliance for People & the Planet (MAPP) is proud to host IC alumna Kate Sheppard, environmental reporter for independent magazine Mother Jones (this year's Izzy Award recipient).
Kate will be giving a public lecture on media representations of environmental issues and how we can do a better job. An informal Q&A session will occur after the lecture. The lecture will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, in Park Auditorium.