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Advisory Board

The Division of Journalism is fortunate to have the support and counsel of an impressive group of communications and industry professionals. The Journalism Advisory Board meets regularly and advises the chair and faculty on issues of importance to the division, including curriculum and fundraising. The Board also provides a significant opportunity for interaction among students, faculty and journalists and communications specialists across the country.

Javier Aldape*
Editor & Vice President/Product and Audience Development
Chicago Tribune Company/Hoy
Chicago, IL

Keith Campbell
Deputy Managing Editor
The Dallas Morning News
Dallas, TX

Ron Crowder
General Manager
KWTX-TV
Waco, TX

Mike Devlin
Vice President, Station Manager
WFAA-TV
Dallas, TX

James Dunne
President
Inspire Entertainment
Los Angeles, CA

Ed Egros*
Sports Reporter/Weekend Sports Anchor
FOX 4 News
Dallas, TX

Mary Alice Haney
TV Host & Producer
Los Angeles, CA

Mickey Holden
President
Holden Productions Group
Dallas, TX

Kathryn Mays Johnson*
President
Mays Family Foundation
San Antonio, TX

Dirk Johnston*
Vice President, Southwest Region
NBC Universal Television Distribution
Dallas, TX

Brian Jones
Executive Vice President, Co-COO
Nexstar Broadcasting Group
Dallas, TX

Melissa Knowles*
Anchor/Correspondent
HLN
Atlanta, Ga

Christy Lemire*
Movie Critic
Associated Press
New York, NY

Terry Mackin
President
Foresight Lab
Greenwich, CT

Pamela Martin*
Anchor
WSB-TV
Atlanta, Ga.

Abril Murillo*
Media Productions
AT&T
Dallas, TX

Howard T. Owen
Managing Director
Reveille LLC
Los Angeles, CA

Frank Roby*
Chairman
Concero Global LLC
Dallas, TX

Mark Seibel*
Managing Editor, Online
McClatchy Washington Bureau
Washington, D.C.

Kristin Sullivan*
Assistant Vice President, Media Relations
University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX

Robyn Tomlin
Managing Editor
The Dallas Morning News
Dallas, TX

Ed Wilson
CEO
Dreamcatcher Media, LLC
Los Angeles, CA

Mike Wilson
Editor
The Dallas Morning News
Dallas, TX

Patrick Yack*
Executive Director
Florida Public Broadcasting Service
Tampa, FL

Tony Pederson
The Belo Foundation Endowed
Distinguished Chair in Journalism
SMU
Dallas, TX

*SMU alumni

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