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Savannah Sellers

Savannah Sellers (Jour’13) shares Emmy for reporting on heroin addiction

Oct. 5, 2015

Savannah Sellers, a recent CU journalism graduate, took home an Emmy from the 36th Annual News & Documentary Awards as part of an NBC News team. Sellers, working as a producer for NBC Nightly News , helped to arrange interviews of individuals struggling with heroin addiction for the Emmy-winning story,...

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"Be brave, be bold, be grateful, be kind," Facebook marketing exec tells grads

June 8, 2015

Alumni Kelly Graziadei, Facebook's director of global marketing solutions, spoke candidly to graduates about embracing their fears to accomplish their dreams.

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CU Independent, CU News Corps receive top honors

April 27, 2015

This weekend at the Society of Professional Journalists​ Region 9 Conference, the CU Independent received five awards. Four of them were top honors and will also compete for the national award in their respective categories, which will be announced in May. 2015 SPJ Mark of Excellence Region 9 Awards Here...

Brad Heath

USA Today reporter wins Nakkula award

April 13, 2015

The winner of the 2015 Al Nakkula Award for Police Reporting is Brad Heath, a reporter with USA Today. Join him at a public fireside chat on Thursday at 7pm. He will also be honored as part of the Denver Press Club’s 21st Annual Damon Runyon Award Banquet, to be held Friday, April 24, at the Denver Marriott City Center. To purchase Runyon tickets, visit www.blacktie-colorado.com and go to April 24.

Al Nakkula Award

Nakkula Award Submission Deadline: March 9, 2015

Feb. 20, 2015

The Nakkula Award is named for the late Al Nakkula, a 46-year veteran of the Rocky Mountain News, whose bulldog tenacity made him a legendary police reporter.

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2014 Graduation Pictures

Dec. 22, 2014

View our favorites. Congratulations to the winter class of 2014!

Heidi Wagner

Nov. 17: Meet Heidi Wagner, Hearst Professional-in-Residence

Nov. 7, 2014

Heidi L. Wagner, vice president of global government affairs for Alexion Pharmaceuticals, is an attorney with more than 20 years of experience in health care legislative and regulatory policy issues. Not all journalism degrees lead to careers in the industry, but Wagner says the skills she obtained while studying journalism at CU proved essential to her success in the booming field of health care policy. Join us for a free lunch and learn how she puts her journalism skills to work in unexpected ways.

Julia Ioffe

Oct. 1: To Russia, With Straight Talk: Media, Culture and Contemporary Crises

Sept. 15, 2014

Drawing on her knowledge of Russian and Western media, Julia Ioffe will discuss how the ongoing conflict in that region is playing out in an increasingly restricted media environment. Date: Oct. 1, 2014 at 6:30p. Location: Eaton Humanities 150.

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