Journalism

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Meet Our Faculty

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Jake Batsell

Associate Professor and William J. O’Neil Chair in Business Journalism

Jenny B Davis

Jenny B. Davis

Professor of Practice

Edward Egros

Edward Egros

Adjunct Professor

Robert Emery

Robert Emery

Senior Media Equipment Technician

Valerie Roberts Evans

Valerie Roberts Evans

Professor of Practice

Lisa Goodson

Lisa Goodson

Office Coordinator

Pam Harris Hackett

Pam Harris Hackett

Broadcast Executive-in-Residence

Robert Hart

Robert Hart

Adjunct Lecturer

Myles Ethan Lascity

Myles Ethan Lascity

Assistant Professor, Director of Fashion Media

Linda Leavell

Linda Leavell

Adjunct Lecturer

William McKenzie

William McKenzie

Adjunct Lecturer

Annette Nevins

Annette Nevins

Adjunct Lecturer

Tony Pederson

Tony Pederson

Professor and The Belo Foundation Endowed Distinguished Chair in Journalism

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Jared Schroeder

Associate Professor

Lauren Smart

Lauren Smart

Professor of Practice; Faculty Adviser to smudailycampus.com

Jayne Suhler

Jayne Suhler

Professor of Practice

Jean Jacques Taylor

Jean-Jacques Taylor

Adjunct Lecturer

KarenThomas

Karen Thomas

Professor of Practice

Bruce Tomaso

Bruce Tomaso

Adjunct Lecturer

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Pederson Broadcast Studio

The professional control room and studio are supplied with all the equipment students need to produce TV news. Students learn to operate professional cameras, a Grass Valley video switcher, teleprompter, CG, Still Store and an on-air server. Every weekday, students produce, write and crew a news show covering SMU news, as well as local and national news.

Student Work

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Journalism

Maha Razi, B.A Journalism ’21
The Daily Update

Why study journalism in Dallas?

Opportunities for Meadows students to interact with journalism professionals in this top-five media market are plentiful. Every semester, four top students are offered paid internships with The Dallas Morning News; additional internships are available with companies such as the Dallas Cowboys, Burson-Marsteller, and other broadcast, print, digital and government organizations.