Journalism

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Students interact with industry professionals such as Katie Couric, pictured.

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Journalism faculty members have an average of 15 years of pro industry experience.

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Students can gain hands-on experience from day one on the Daily Update news show.

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Journalism offers a B.A. as well as specialty tracks in business and in fashion media.

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 

Ron Crowder 
General Manager 
KWTK-TV 
Waco, TX 

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

James Dunne 
President 
Inspire Entertainment 
Los Angeles, CA 

Mary Alice Haney 
TV Host & Producer 
Los Angeles, CA 

Mickey Holden 
President 
Holden Productions Group 
Dallas, TX 

Kathryn Mays Johnson 
Senior Vice President Corporate Relations 
Clear Channel Communications 
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 
Host 
ESPN's NCAA on Campus 
Charlotte, NC 

Christy Lemire 
Movie Critic 
Associated Press 
New York, NY 

Terry Mackin 
President 
Foresight Lab 
Greenwich, CT 

Pamela Martin 
Anchor 
WSB-TV 
Atlanta, Ga. 

Amy Meadows 
Vice President & Executive Director 
The Belo Foundation 
Dallas, TX 

Bob Mong 
Editor 
The Dallas Morning News 
Dallas, TX 

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

Tony Pederson 
Belo Distinguished Chair in Journalism 
SMU 
Dallas, TX 

Frank Roby 
Chairman 
Concero Global LLC 
Dallas, TX 

George Rodrigue 
Managing Editor 
The Dallas Morning News 
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 

Clarice Tinsley 
Anchor 
KDFW Fox 4 News 
Dallas, TX 

Ed Wilson 
President 
Tribune Broadcasting 
Chicago, IL 

Patrick Yack 
Vice President, News and Public Media 
Alaska Public Telecommunications, Inc. 
Anchorage, AL 

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